Crime Stoppers of Walton County, Inc. is asking for the public’s assistance in helping solve a recent theft of a newspaper vending machine in the DeFuniak Springs area.
Between June 22nd 2011 and June 29th 2011, a DeFuniak Herald / Beach Breeze Newspaper Vending Machine was reported stolen from the area of West Highway 90 and South 20th Street. The machine is coin operated and is believed to have contained coins and newspapers.
Most recently, sometime between June 29th 2011 and July 4th 2011, a second DeFuniak Herald / Beach Breeze Newspaper Vending Machine was reported stolen. This incident is reported to have occurred near the same location as the original incident around West Highway 90 and South 20th Street.
Neither of the two stolen units have been located or recovered at this time.
If you have any information about these thefts, you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Walton County at 1-866-718-TIPS (8477).
If you have information on this or any crime, stolen property or illegal narcotics please call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-718-TIPS (8477) or your local law enforcement agency. Remember you do not have to give your name or appear in court and you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
Lieutenant Tilman Mears
Special Operations Division Commander