Arrest made in burglary

Friday, September 27, 2002

SIKESTON - An arrest has been made in what Sikeston Department of Public Safety officials say was a staged burglary.

According to DPS Director Drew Juden, the Burger King at 921 East Malone reported a burglary Thursday morning. A large amount of cash and checks were reportedly taken.

During the investigation, Sikeston DPS detectives discovered that it was an internal theft staged to appear to be a burglary.

A suspect, whose name is being withheld pending the filing of formal charges, confessed to the crime, according to DPS officials, and some of the money and checks were recovered.

DPS officials urged those with any information about this incident or any other crime to call 471-6200 or 471-1500. All communications are confidential.

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