A child hid inside her home while someone was breaking in, the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office said.
On July 29 at 1:35 p.m. The Bryan County 911 Center received a call at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday from a 14-year-old child reporting that someone was breaking into her home on Star Road located in the community of Silo.
The child hide in the house and stayed on the phone with the 911 operator while sheriff’s deputies and Chickasaw Lighthorse police responded to the residence.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered the back door had been kicked in and items in the home to be scattered about, according to the sheriff’s office. The child was still in hiding when deputies made entry.
The Sheriff’s Investigation Division is actively investigating this case as a first-degree burglary. The Bryan County Sheriff’s Air Support Unit helicopter also responded.
Anyone has information about this burglary is asked to call the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office at 924-3000 or the Communications Center at 924-3737. The individual can remain anonymous.
Deputies have been investigating numerous thefts and burglaries this month.
A flatbed car hauler was stolen from Jimmy Culbreath Sr. He told Deputy Robert Haislip that the hauler was stolen from his property in the 800 block of Old Highway 70.
Megan Melaney told Deputy Ryan Russell that cash and a Social Security card were stolen from her home in the 2800 block of North Ranchette Road. She said the money and card were removed from her wallet and that someone possibly stole a six-pack of beer and a pizza that had been inside the microwave oven.
Deputy Haislip investigated the theft of Chris Gaither’s Kawasaki dirt bike on Lake Drive in Cartwright. Haislip followed tire tracks on several roads but lost track of them on Central Road.
Meter boxes from a car wash at Push ‘em Station were stolen, according to a report by Deputy Eric Shane Guhl. Jimmy Simmons said two meter boxes were stolen from car wash stalls and that they may have had money inside.