Thousands of dollars worth of items stolen in Savoy break-in
SAVOY — Champaign County sheriff's deputies are investigating a break-in at a Savoy apartment that resulted in thousands of dollars worth of items stolen and damage done.
Sgt. Dan Coile said a 26-year-old man had been away from his home in the 100 block of Sterling Court since mid-March and returned home Monday to find his front door unlocked.
Inside, he found his couch slashed, television smashed, bed cut up and a safe broken into.
Among the items stolen were a Colt handgun, a Springfield rifle, four watches, a cell phone, a laptop computer, sunglasses and cash. The value of the stolen items was estimated at $8,050.
Damage to the furniture and television was estimated at $6,640, Coile said.