Sheriff's Office investigates vandalism, burglaries

Sheriff's Office investigates vandalism, burglaries

SALINE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - The Saline County Sheriff's Office is investigating a rash of car burglaries in the rural area around Eldorado.

More than 15 vehicles were entered and went through overnight, in an area along Kane, Bixler and Perkins Road, on the southeast side of Eldorado.

On Tuesday two reports of similar burglaries occurred in the Lentz Lane area on the north side of Eldorado. Someone has entered the vehicles and garages all of which were unlocked.

Residents are asked to lock their cars and buildings.

And, the Saline County Sheriff's Office took a report of a Traffic Message Board that had been shot several times around Harrisburg.

 The Traffic Message Board was located on Illinois Highway 142 and Texas City Road. The Message Board is owned by Perry County Construction and it is unknown if the unit can be repaired. Their value of the Message Board is estimated to be between $30,000 and $40,000.

Call police if you anything about these reported crimes.

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