Spike In Burglaries In Gerald Area

Franklin County, Mo. - Over the past week the Franklin County Sheriff's Department has seen a sudden spike in reported burglaries in the Gerald, Mo area.  Sheriff Gary Toelke is asking anyone who may have information regarding five different burglaries to come forward.  He wants to remind everyone that callers may remain anonymous.

The reported burglaries occurred on the following dates:

December 12, Hwy H,
December 10 Old Hwy 50
December 19, Hwy C
December 19, Hwy H.

Items stolen range from bows, chain saws, firearms, jewelry, tools, lawn mowers, electronics, and a Kubota 2385 tractor and 8’ brush hog.

Residents in the area are requested to report any suspicious activity in their area, especially around abandon homes or homes where the residents may be gone for a period of time.  Citizens with any information are requested to call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 636-583-2567.  Callers can remain anonymous if requested.