Renville County Crime Spree 25 Jun 12

Authorities in Renville County are asking for the public’s help after multiple reports of burglary, theft and damage to property around the county this month. The crimes include a burglary at a rural farm site north of Bird Island on June 6th in which a chainsaw, air compressor and miscellaneous tools were taken; a burglary from a business in Buffalo Lake on June 9th where the front door was forced open and money was taken; and a theft from a construction site in Fairfax in which power tools and a radio were taken. On June 11th there was a report of a burglary at the Renville County West School in Renville in which ice cream and candy were stolen. There were also 2 theft reports from country clubs in Renville County that day that involved pop machines being damaged and money being taken from them. And last Thursday authorities received a report of a burglary at a home northwest of Morton in which a chainsaw, generator, old car batteries and miscellaneous tools were stolen. Anyone with information on any of these crimes should contact the Renville County Sheriff’s Office. You may be eligible for a reward.