5 days 8 hours ago
Incident: Burglary 2nd Degree and Stealing
Time: 0849 hrs
Location: 621 E. 6th Street, Carthage, Mo. 64836
Suspect: Kevin J. Burton
Case Number: 182578
On 06/11/18 at 0553 hrs the Carthage Police Department received a call of a past tense burglary that occurred at 621 E. 6th, Carthage Mo. The property is the site of Carthage Streets Department. The suspect unlawfully entered the building by removing a window air conditioner unit and going through that window. Numerous items were stolen from within the building and outside the building. Some of the items stolen were power tools and a 2008 Cub Cadet Utility vehicle.
On 6/12/18 at approximately 0840 hrs a Street Department employee observed the suspect Burton walking nearby the property that had been burglarized and recognized items he was carrying as items stolen from the burglary. Officers arrived at that location and Burton was taken into custody at that time without incident. Detectives processed the crime scene and located video and other evidence. After interviewing the suspect, most of the stolen property has been recovered. Burton is currently in custody at the Jasper County Jail on a warrant for Stealing $3500.00 Bond and we are seeking additional burglary charges.
Around 06/03/2018 someone stole this 2000 Chevrolet Express church van from the First Church of the Nazarene in Carthage, MO. If you have any information regarding this theft please contact us at 417-237-7200.
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