Crime of the Week is Waverly burglary

By Gary Scott on January 3, 2016 at 9:00am

Crimestoppers of Morgan and Scott counties are requesting information to assist the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department in their investigation of a recent residential burglary.

Sometime between 4 p-m on Christmas Eve and 12:30 a-m on Christmas, someone entered a residence in the 1-hundred block of East Prairie in Waverly and removed items.

According to a press release, when the homeowners returned home, they discovered a black Glock 23 40-caliber handgun missing, along with a Sony Playstation 4. The value of the items taken is over 1-thousand dollars.

Police are asking anyone with information concerning this incident or any other crimes within the two-county area to submit a tip online by going to and clicking on the blue button on the home page. You can also call Crimestoppers at 243-7300.

Tips may also be submitted by texting 274637, or CRIMES. The first word of the text tip must be “payout”.