"We know that there are at least two people involved in the break-ins and vandalism incidents," stated RBS Police Chief Terry Tuck, who believes that all four incidents are related.
RBS Officer, Jimmy Ford, responded to the first call of vandalism reported by the Gas Hut, 324 Main Street, RBS, at approximately 3:30a.m. on June 28.
A window valued at $250 was broken out by several rocks that were thrown through the window. Rocks were reportedly used in two cases of vandalism.
A witness reported seeing a late model car leaving the area around the time the window was broken.
Officer Ford also responded to the second call. This report came from the Quick & Easy located at 101 Lafayette Road, RBS. It was not reported until 4a.m. on the 30th. Several rocks were used to break a window valued at $500.
A burglary was reported by RBSHS maintenance man, Danny McCaleb, at approximately 8a.m. at RBSHS, 415 Hillcrest Drive, on the 28th.
Chief Tuck reports that persons entered the school by prying off the door in the boiler room.
Damage was done to one vending machine in the cafeteria. Another vending machine had the glass broken out and an undisclosed amount of dollar bills taken from the machine.
Damage was also done to a window in the kitchen office. The persons entered through the window to the office and took an estimated amount of $12.
Another incident of burglary was reported by RBSHS maintenance man, McCaleb, on July 1.
The report states that persons entered the school through a kitchen door after prying off the lock with a screwdriver.
According to Tuck, several items of food was taken from a cooler in the kitchen. Food products were the only items stolen at that time.
This investigation is still ongoing by the RBS Police Department.