Rural burglaries on the increase
Mar 12, 2013 | 874 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A rash of home burglaries are occurring in rural areas of Upshur County, the Sheriff’s Office said.

And they ask citizens to once again help out by watching out for your neighbors’ property and reporting any suspicious activity to the Sheriff’s Office immediately.

The burglaries are throughout the county, and many of them appear similar. Several have occurred on or near FM 852.

A large number of burglaries are occurring during the daytime, when residents are at work.

The Sheriff’s Office asks that neighbors watch out for each other, and call ANY suspicious activity in to the Sheriff’s Office at 903-843-2541, or Crime Stoppers at 903-843-3131.

Sheriff Anthony Betterton reminds citizens that if you have any information on a crime you can contact Upshur County Crime Stoppers and give that information and your identity will remain anonymous.

You could also receive up to $1,000 if your information leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the crime. You can contact Upshur County Crime Stoppers at 903-843-3131 or online at

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