Thursday, August 12, 2010

Burglary Reported South of Cookeville

The Putnam County sheriff's department is investigating a reported break-in at a home on Riveroaks Drive Wednesday. The victims says they left for work about 7:30 in the morning and returned that afternoon to find that someone had been in the house. Among the items taken was a .22 caliber pistol and some gold jewelry. Detective Shane Higgenbotham is investigating. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office is also investigating the theft of some jewelry from a home Eastlake Drive. There was no sign of forced entry in that case.