Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Cairo man charged in connection with recent thefts




MOULTRIE — A Cairo man identified as the person who sold stolen property at pawn shops in Moultrie and Thomasville has been charged in connection with three recent thefts.

Police said that Troy Cameron Carver sold some of the stolen property at American Pawn locations in both cities and also at Pawn Depot in Moultrie.

“We had gotten contacted by the Thomasville Police Department about some items he had pawned down there,” Colquitt County Sheriff’s Inv. Timmy Barnes said. “It came back to some of the items stolen here. We checked pawn shops here and found additional (stolen) items.”

Read More at the Thomasville Times-Enterprise
 

Bandits cut their way into Cairo Dollar General

Employees arriving to open a Cairo Dollar General store for business on New Year’s Eve, discovered burglars had cut their way into the building and the store’s safe. Cairo Police say surveillance video shows two suspects had pulled off the heist about seven hours earlier at 12:30 a.m. Both burglars were covered from head to toe to conceal their identities.

“They were familiar that the store had a surveillance system,” says Cairo Police investigator Wandell Asbell of the suspects’ all-over clothing.

Asbell says the duo first attempted to break into the store by cutting through the sheet metal siding at the back of the building, located at 2960 U.S. 84 in Cairo.

Read more in the newest issue of the Cairo Messenger

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