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Ellis County Sheriff investigating vandalism

12/22/2013

The Ellis County Sheriff's office is investigating two reports vandalism that occurred after dark Dec. 19.

The Ellis County Sheriff's office is investigating two reports vandalism that occurred after dark Dec. 19.

Vandals forced entry into a home in the 2600 block of Catharine Road, ransacking every room and damaging property. The material loss is estimated to be as high as $25,000, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

Another incident, believed to be related, involved farm and oilfield equipment in the 2500 and 2600 blocks of Cathedral Avenue in northern Ellis County. A truck, livestock building and oilfield equipment were damaged. The loss is estimated at $50,000 to $100,000.

Anyone with information about the incidents is encouraged to call the sheriff's office at (785) 625-1040 or online at www.ellisco.net.