On the burglary beat | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, November 20, 2008

On the burglary beat

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 8:13 PM

The Heights neighborhood web group is the source of an account of  a burglary that offers insight into the professionalism of burglars today:

It was our house that was robbed today. The thieves turned the  electrical breakers off and came in the backdoor. The alarm did sound at 2:06, and they were gone by 2:13 when my husband came home. A parent from the school (thanks A.) heard the alarm going off, and she rang the doorbell/knocked on the door. I believe that she kept the thieves from getting more than they did.

In 7 minutes, they were able to grab more than their share of jewelry and electronics. They came in and specifically targeted our master bedroom, as well as the tv in our den. The police fingerprinted, but who knows if the fingerprints that they were able to get were ours or theirs.

 

 

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments (14)

Showing 1-14 of 14

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-14 of 14

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Charter school accountability: Non-existent in Arkansas

    A state audit finds charter school spending violated state law, but the state Education Department says it has no responsibility for ensuring proper management of charter schools. Say what?
    • Mar 5, 2016
  • City Board votes to table homeless feeding ordinance for 8 weeks, study with commission

    The Little Rock Board of Directors voted tonight to table for eight weeks an ordinance that homeless advocates say would severely limit the ability of charities to feed homeless people in city parks. Before the ordinance was punted, Vice Mayor Kathy Webb proposed a nine-member commission to study the issue and make recommendations to the board.
    • May 16, 2017
  • Policy group urges opposition to new charter seats in Little Rock

    The Arkansas Public Policy Panel is urging supporters of the Little Rock School District to tell state Board of Education members they oppose applications to be heard this week to dramatically expand the number of charter school seats in the Little Rock School District.
    • Mar 9, 2016

Most Shared

  • Discussion: State killing of the mentally ill

    The Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and others will have a forum on mental illness and the death penalty at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Bowen School of Law's Friday Courtroom.

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation