Smithville Police Investigate Burglary at Jewel's Market

June 11, 2007
Dwayne Page

Smithville Police are investigating a burglary early Monday morning at Jewel's Market on South Congress Boulevard.

The offense report states that \"On or about Monday, June 11st at approximately 1:19 a.m., Officer Leilani Defore was dispatched to an alarm at 1226 South Congress Boulevard. Upon arrival, Officer Defore observed that the front door glass had been shattered to gain entry into Jewel's Market. There were lottery tickets strewn in the parking lot between the store and the car wash, south of the store. There was no sign of anyone on the premises at that time. Store owner Jewel Redmon then arrived and stated that the only thing that he could tell was missing was a case of lottery tickets. There were also pry marks on the side door where someone had attempted to gain entry and failed due to a wooden brace being across the door. Pictures were taken of the scene and Mr. Redmon was asked to call the police department when he could determine a dollar amount of the loss.\"

No arrests have been made.

In other cases, Smithville Police arrested 32 year old Frank Smith of 194 Village Place in Smithville for DUI. Officers detected Smith speeding and driving erratically and confirmed their suspicions after field sobriety tests were administered. He was subsequently arrested and transported to the DeKalb County Jail on a $1,000 bond.

Meanwhile, 46 year old Sandra Cool of 528 Frazier Street was arrested for domestic assault. Officers responded to the 300 block of West Broad Street due to a reported domestic fight in progress. Upon arrival they met with the victim Brian Carter who stated that Cool pulled into the parking lot and jumped out and began striking him in the face. Officers spoke to several witnesses that confirmed the story. Carter, who declined medical treatment, had numerous marks and scrapes to his neck and face area.

Cool was arrested for Domestic Assault and transported to the DeKalb County Jail under a $2,500 bond.

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