On Monday afternoon at approx 6:45 pm, officers of the Marianna Police Department responded to Magnolia Street in Marianna in reference to a report that a burglary to a vehicle had just occurred. The complainant, reports he and his wife were inside their residence when their car alarm activated. Upon looking outside, he reports observing a black male exiting his vehicle with his wife’s purse. A short foot chase ensued with the suspect eluding capture in the area of America’s Best Inn. A wallet, containing assorted credit cards, and checkbook were in the purse.
At approximately 9:23 pm, officers were called to another burglary of a vehicle on North Street in Marianna. This residence is approximately 1 block from the above incident location on Magnolia Street. In this complaint, the suspect entered a vehicle and took a black, nylon, CD case containing approximately 50 cd’s, a value of approximately $500. The glove box and center console had also been searched.
The Marianna Police Department is asking for anyone with information about these burglaries to please call Crime Stoppers at 526-5000 or the Marianna Police Department at 526-3125. Callers can remain anonymous, and a cash reward is available for information that leads to any arrests in regard to this crime.