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Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Thursday January 23rd, 2014 :: 11:06 a.m. PST


Bank Burglary in Valley Springs


Contact: Sgt Chris Hewitt
Release Date: 01/23/14
Release Number: 1

Umpqua Bank in Valley Springs Burglarized

(Valley Springs, CA) On 01/22/14 at approx. 10:25 pm, Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Umpqua Bank on Highway 26 in Valley Springs for an alarm. Deputies arrived on scene within minutes of the alarm notification. While searching the bank deputies found ceiling tiles that had fallen to the floor. During the investigation it was discovered that the suspect climbed onto the roof and entered the bank through a vent. Once inside the bank the suspect activated the alarm system. Several drawers were ransacked, but nothing appeared to have been stolen. The suspect was able to flee the scene just prior to the arrival of the deputies.

Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the bank and were able to collect a significant amount of evidence, including DNA, finger and shoes prints, and security video footage. This case is under active investigation. Additional information will be released when available.

Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Jeff Tuttle Dr
San Andreas, CA 95249

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-754-6500

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