Home of fallen fire chief burglarized

Home of fallen fire chief burglarized

TRUMANN, AR (KAIT) - Police are searching for a thief who broke into a fallen fire chief's home and stole valuable mementos from his widow.

According to a post on the Trumann Police Department's Facebook page, officers are needing help identifying and locating suspects from a burglary at late-Fire Chief Rick Winkle's home in the 600-block of Edgerton.

The items stolen from the home included Chief Winkles' badge and dog tags that were given to his widow.

The post stated officers have collected evidence from the scene which they hope will identify the suspect or suspects, but that could take several days.

To help the department find those responsible for this crime, contact the Trumann Police Department at (870) 483-6423.

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