Police Recover Thousands in Stolen Property, One Arrested (Press Release)
ABILENE, TX – Abilene Police Fraud Detectives arrested 40 year old Amanda Grant on March 30, 2017 for her part in stealing thousands of dollars in miscellaneous items from storage shed break-ins, and home and vehicle burglaries.
Police received information on a stolen laptop which eventually led police to her residence on the 1200 block of Crockett St. in south Abilene. A search warrant was eventually served on the home which revealed over $5,000 dollars in various items in stolen merchandise affecting dozens of citizens. Items included various hunting equipment, toys, computer items, other priceless memorabilia and priceless personal documents. A marriage certificate and divorce certificate from the 1800’s was discovered, U.S. pilot records from World War II, and books signed by a famous author were also discovered as some of the items stolen by Grant. At least one firearm was also recovered.
Items have been traced to several storage shed break-ins in Abilene, Merkel and Clyde. So far, Grant is the only person charged in connection with the stolen items, but more arrest are pending the investigation. Grant is charged with, State Jail Felony Theft Enhanced, 3rd Degree Felony Fraudulent Possession of Identification, 3rd Degree Felony Theft of Property (Enhanced), State Jail Felony Possession of Methamphetamine.