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58 Lap Tops Stolen From School

Posted 10/9/2013 12:00 PM by CKCHAMBERLIN

On October 8th, 2013, Spokane County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffry Rogers responded to Evergreen Elementary, in the Mead School District, on a burglary call. Deputy Rogers spoke with a school employee who said the school janitor had received a couple alarm calls late Monday evening and early Tuesday morning.

The janitor responded to the first alarm and did not find any evidence of a burglary. When he was notified about the second alarm, the alarm company said they did not hear anything inside the school and the decision was made not to have anyone respond.

On Tuesday morning, school officials found that a total of 58 Apple Macbook Air laptop computers had been stolen from two different classrooms. There was no obvious signs of forced entry into the school or classrooms and the estimated total loss for the school district was over $69,000.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest in this incident. Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should forward the tip via the Internet website http://www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org. Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash reward.

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is a civilian organization that promotes public safety by paying cash rewards for information that solves crimes. It is not affiliated with law enforcement.

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