Anhydrous ammonia theft reported 3.18.09

Written by David Green.

The Lenawee Crime Stoppers program is seeking information about two area incidents.

• The theft and attempted theft of anhydrous ammonia were reported at Munson Agri-Services on Munson Highway.

Attempted thefts were discovered Dec. 29, Feb. 19 and Feb. 23. Thefts of anhydrous ammonia occurred Jan. 2 and January 8.

Ammonia thefts are usually related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine, according to law enforcement authorities.

• Crime Stoppers personnel are also seeking information relating to the damage of a digital sign at Sand Creek High School, 6518 Sand Creek Hwy. The sign was installed in January 2009 and has been damaged three times.

On Feb. 13, a blunt object was thrown at the sign, causing at least $1,500 damage. On Feb. 20, another object was thrown, causing damage again.

On March 7, it is believed that two people walked up to the sign and threw a blunt object and removed some of the light panels from the sign, causing $2,000 damage.

Anyone with information about these thefts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 517/266-6161 or 877/276-8477 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.lenawee.mi.us.com and look for the Sheriff Department link. Tips can lead to cash rewards or they may be left anonymously.

Weekly newspaper serving SE Michigan and NW Ohio - State Line Observer ©2006-2014