Jonesboro Resident Falls Victim to Felony-Level Home Vandalism

JONESBORO — A local resident recently became the victim of a home burglary and vandalism.

The incident occurred between 11 a.m. on Aug. 31 and 11 a.m. on Sept. 1 at an apartment building on the 4700 block of Samantha Avenue. An unidentified individual or individuals kicked in the resident’s door, causing vandalism significant enough to merit a felony charge, according to the responding officer.

The suspect or suspects damaged several items inside the home, including two televisions. One of the damaged TVs, an 86-inch LG brand, was valued at $8,700.

The case was under investigation as of the latest update.

Elsewhere in Jonesboro, another resident fell victim to burglary on East Cherry Avenue. The incident was reported after 6 p.m. on Sept. 1. This time, a theft was committed. The thief made off with a blue and green Nintendo Switch, leaving the victim visibly distressed by the theft, as the responding officer noted. Police did not appear to have any leads.

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  1. My house was vandalized over a year ago by teenagers did over $10,000 worth of damage cops did nothing luckily had homeowners insurance gave officer’s name of kids that done it nothing ever became of it text messages and always gave to him addresses Jonesboro Police did nothing

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