Columbus police investigate studio burglary
March 17, 2009
The Columbus Police Department is investigating a burglary of the Picture Me portrait studio, located inside Walmart, off Highway 45 North.
Shealio Swanigan stated she closed the business at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, but, upon opening the business Wednesday morning, noticed a camera lying on the floor and several desk drawers opened, the CPD said.
Swanigan reported $44.50 missing.
Additionally, officers are investigating several burglaries and a robbery, according to information provided by the CPD.
- Ashante Green Tuesday reported a burglary of her 1994 Pontiac Grand Am, located at 1512 Seventh Street S. Green reported two Sony speakers missing from the vehicle.
- Shirley Ann Stewart, at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday, reported her 1999 Gold Chrysler Concord stolen from a repair shop owned by Pat Robinson.
- Angela Lowery, at 5:17 p.m. Wednesday, reported a burglary of her residence at 409 Idlewild Road. Lowery reported an Xbox 360, a Playstation, five Playstation games, six Xbox games, two wireless controllers and an unknown amount of jewelry missing. Entry was gained through an east window of the residence.
- Kathlyn Smith, at 10:18 p.m. Friday, reported she and her son were leaving Walmart when they were followed out by two men, one of which took her purse from her arm. Both men fled, on foot, south across Lamar Road, the CPD said.
- Maebeska Wright, at 11:02 p.m. Friday, reported a burglary of her residence at 1315 12th Ave. S. Wright reported an undetermined amount of cash missing. Entry was gained by removal of part of the living room window.
- Demetrius Jones, of 409 17th St. S., at 10:45 p.m. Saturday, reported an air conditioning unit stolen from her bedroom.
- Marian Jackson, of 1224 Ninth Ave. S., at 9:12 p.m. Saturday, reported a burglary of her home. Jackson reported a Sony Playstation and a game missing; entry was gained through a window of her son''s bedroom.
- Thomas Nettles, at 10:48 a.m. Saturday, reported a burglary of his home at 523 Sixth St. S. Nettles reported a Dell Inspiron laptop missing.
- Norman Jamison, at 6:02 p.m. Sunday, reported eight rolls of chain link fence, 40 steel fence posts and 40 10-foot long top rails stolen from property at 217 N. McCrary Road.