September 29, 2023
Lt. Scott Byrd

The Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace is pursuing leads in a house invasion final month in The Villages.

The house invasion occurred on June 12 within the 7500 block of SE 172nd Fieldcrest Road within the Village of Calumet Grove.

Lt. Scott Byrd, who’s the district commander figuring out of the MCSO substation at Mulberry Grove, on Friday up to date the Neighborhood Improvement District 4 Board of Supervisors on the investigation throughout a gathering at Savannah Middle.

The suspect got here to the door asking for water. As soon as he slipped inside, the intruder sure up the 88-year-old home-owner with duct tape. The intruder stole a automotive, however the automobile was recovered later on the close by Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood on County Street 42.

Byrd stated leads are being pursued within the case.

Byrd additionally up to date the CDD 4 board on some latest golf cart thefts.

He stated a golf cart had been stolen on Peyton Courtroom within the Village of Piedmont. He stated there have additionally been golf cart thefts within the Stonecrest neighborhood in Summerfield.

“The most effective factor you are able to do is lock up your golf cart in your storage,” Byrd stated. “You’ll be able to take out the important thing, however everyone knows that they will discover a manner round that.”