The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a recent theft and property damage at The Bow Shop, formerly known as Mathes Sports, 5175 Old Hwy. 21, in Otto. The culprit caused about $15,000 in damage to HVAC equipment outside the shop, the Sheriff’s Office reported.
The incident was reported about 6:25 p.m. Nov. 4. The reporting party told investigators that sometime during the weekend of Nov. 1-3 copper coils were removed from three outdoor HVAC units.
Sheriff’s Office spokesman Grant Bissell said Nov. 12 that a person of interest had been identified. However, no arrests had been made.
He asks anyone with information about the incident to call the Sheriff’s Office at 636-797-5515.