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Two Businesses and ATMs Broken into in Melcher-Dallas

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:30 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Samantha Smith/Dr. Bob Leonard

The FBI, Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Melcher-Dallas Police Department are investigating a pair of ATM break-ins in Melcher-Dallas early Monday. According to Sheriff Ron Goemaat, two local businesses, Mason’s Auto and D n S Grocery, were broken into around 3:20am Monday. The suspects took out the security cameras and proceeded to break into the ATMs stealing an unknown amount of money.

Stu Job, President of Iowa State Savings Bank who owns the ATM in D n S Grocery, says to his knowledge this is the first time in the more than 100 year history of the bank that it has been robbed.

The case remains under investigation and KNIA/KRLS news will bring you more information as it becomes official.