UPDATED: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 3:53pm
Speegleville, TX — The McLennan County Sheriff's Department is investigating a string of burglaries in the Speegleville and Lorena area.
Sheriffs say, a total six homes have been burglarized within a short time frame.The burglaries happened during the day when homeowners were most likely at work.The burglars have stolen thousands of dollars in personal items from jewelry to guns.
Chief Deputy Matt Cawthon said,"They are looking for anything that they can turn into a quick profit." "The sheriffs department is going to do everything we can to get the property back, bring these people to justice and send them to prison where they need to be."
Deputies are working on strong leads in the case and asking those who live in the area to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.
Anyone with information regarding the burglaries are asked to contact the sheriffs department.