Crime Briefs: Feb. 9, 2013
Reward in school vandalism
Tehama County Secret Witness is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for $5,000 in vandalism damage to Evergreen Middle School in Bowman.
Tehama County Sheriff's Department said Jason Haver, an Evergreen maintenance employee, reported someone drove a vehicle onto the school's softball field sometime between 9 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday and put numerous deep ruts into the outfield.
Gems, guns stolen
More than $2,500 in gems and guns were reported stolen sometime from a Rancho Tehama home between 9 a.m.-6:15 p.m. Monday, the Tehama County Sheriff's Department reported.
The department said someone pried open a door at the Kern Drive home of Melvin Lankford and took a Remington semi-automatic .22-caliber rifle, a Henry Survival .22-caliber rifle, a Stevens pump action 12-gauge shotgun, a Benjamin .177-caliber pellet gun, a 32-inch Sanyo flat screen television, loose emeralds and diamonds and a bag of antique gold and silver jewelry.
The loss was estimated at $2,647.
Television taken from home
A Corning woman returned home after three days to find her Yolo Street home ransacked and a television missing, the Corning police reproted.
Keri Jiminez said a window had been broken to gain entry.