Paullina, Iowa — The Paullina Police Department and the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a burglary at “JD Tavern” on Main Street in Paullina, which happened sometime between 10:30 PM on Friday evening August 28th and 7:30 AM on Saturday August 29th.
According to authorities, the suspects gained entry by forcing open a walk in door. They say an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from the business.
The O’Brien County Crime Dusters program is offering a $500 reward to anyone who provides information on this crime that leads to the arrest and conviction of the offenders. Authorities say numerous burglaries of this type have taken place across northwest Iowa over the past several months, including one at the Hide Out bar and restaurant in Germantown on August 15th.
O’Brien County Sheriff Michael Anderson says you may provide information on this crime or any other crimes by calling the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office at 712-957-3415. Upon calling you will be put in contact with a deputy sheriff who will take your information. He says folks can also provide information or tips on crimes by using the “Hot Tip” link or “e-mail” button on the Sheriff’s Office website, at obriencountysheriff.com.
Sheriff Anderson says arrangements can be made to assist people who want to remain anonymous, but still be eligible for the reward.