Roswell Police arrested a local man in connection with aggravated burglary charges Friday after he reportedly took three knives from a parked car.
Marshall David Lufkin, 30, of Roswell, was arrested on charges of aggravated burglary and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Officers responded to a vehicle burglary in process call where they were told Lufkin had opened the door of a parked car and made off with three knives, running away. The owner of the car reported the thefts and officers searched the area, where they found Lufkin.
According to police, Lufkin had one of the knives in his possession when he was caught. He also was in possession of a marijuana pipe, according to police.
Lufkin’s bond was set at $10,000 surety.
AC units reported missing
Roswell Police are investigating the theft of $12,000 worth of air-conditioning units from a business located at 1100 S. Union. The theft is thought to have occurred between Jan. 27 and Feb. 7 and involved four units that were stolen from the site.
More than $10,000 worth of items stolen
A forced burglary was reported on Thursday to Roswell Police on the 700 block of W. Buena Vista Street involving $5,500 worth of cameras and miscellaneous electronic devices. The burglary was thought to have happened between 3 and 5:30 p.m.
Burglars also took $5,000 in power and hand tools from a home located in the 100 block of North Garden Ave. on Friday, when they entered through an open window sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. They also did $100 worth of damage to the open window, according to police.
Intruders break in through wall
A 56-year-old man reported a breaking and entering on the 700 block of West 14th Street, when he returned home to discover his gate open and the door to his hot water heater room standing open.
According to police, burglars had pushed through the drywall and into the home’s kitchen, shoving the refrigerator out of the way to gain entry to the residence. Nothing was reported as stolen, but an unknown amount of damage was reported done to the home. The intrusion is thought to have occurred between 3 p.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday, according to police.
Anyone having information about these or any other crimes is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.