City Police Investigating Burglaries


Published on December 1 2014 10:31 am
Last Updated on December 1 2014 10:31 am
Written by Greg Sapp

Effingham city police are investigating burglary incidents.

Police responded to a burglar alarm at the Effingham Knights of Columbus Building on West Fayette just after 1:30am Thursday. When officers reached the scene, they located a window that had sustained damage where someone had made entry. 

Authorities are still determining what was stolen. The incident remains under investigation.


Meanwhile, police are looking into a burglary from a storage unit at 608 South Maple sometime between 8:30pm Tuesday and 8am Wednesday. Stolen was a dresser valued at $100, microwave stand valued at $200, recliner valued at $75, car seat valued at $80, bed frame valued at $400, DVD player valued at $20, DVD burner valued at $75, VCR valued at $20, crib and mattress valued at $200, toddler bed valued at $120, television valued at $250, crock pot valued at $60, griddle valued at $50, and deep fryer valued at $30. The lock was removed and stolen.


Police are also investigated the theft of a coat containing an undetermined amount of cash from an office suite at 1207 Network Centre Drive Tuesday morning, theft of 50 gallons of diesel fuel from a semi at 1811 West Fayette either late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, burglaries from motor vehicles at 804 South Henrietta early Wednesday morning and in the 300 block of North Banker early Saturday morning, and a retail theft of lighters from Dollar General on South Banker.