Mill Spring theft victim Arledge ups reward to $10k

Published 4:38 pm Thursday, February 2, 2012

A victim of recent break-ins along Silver Creek Road in Mill Spring is now offering a $10,000 reward for information, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
William Arledge was one of three homeowners who suffered break-ins the night of Monday, Jan. 23. Arledge was the hardest hit, with $527,000 in cash taken from a safe in a building whose security system he forgot to turn on that night. Arledge also had guns, ammunition and his work truck stolen. His truck was found the next day along the Polk/Rutherford County line, according to sheriff’s office reports.
Arledge originally offered a $5,000 reward and increased it to $10,000 this week.
The reward is being offered to anyone who supplies information in the case that leads to an arrest and conviction of the suspect(s).
The sheriff’s office has followed up on several leads in the case but still have no suspects.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 828-894-3001.

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