Burglary investigation in Pottawatomie County

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary to a residence located south of Deane Rd. on Lake Elbo Rd., rural St. George.

Unknown person or persons gained entrance to this residence and removed several firearms to include a .32 caliber Iver Johnson revolver; a 12 gauge side by side double barrel shotgun unknown brand; a Marlin 30-30 lever action rifle and several other items.

Total loss is estimated at $900.  The incident occurred sometimes between June 27, after 3 p.m. and before June 28, before 12:30 p.m.

The Sheriff’s Office is also investigating thefts from two vehicles that were parked and unattended at teh Rocky Ford Fishing area 5400 Rocky Ford Rd., rural Manhattan.

Sometime between June 22 and June 24, unknown person or persons removed a pair of black and tan reading glasses, a silver digital Cannon Camera and a lunch box from one vehicle and the second vehicle a ABU Garcia 30 series fishing reel, a 6 foot Ugly Stick fishing pole along with miscellaneous fishing items.

Total loss of both thefts being estimated at $735.

Anyone with information on either of these reported cases is asked to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office at 785-457-3353..


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