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Arrest Made on Wallace A. Smith Burglary


michael delaney

On September 9, 2014, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at Wallace A. Smith Elementary School. The call concerned a burglary and subsequent loss of property, including computers, laptops and other items.

Several days of intensive investigation by Detectives with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office culminated in the recovery of the stolen items, arrest of one juvenile and one adult identified as Michael Blake Delaney, age eighteen. One additional arrest is expected.

Additionally, three car thefts, twelve vehicle burglaries and the earlier burglary of Wallace A. Smith Elementary School have been cleared. These reported incidents occurred in the same general area as the Elementary School.

Janice Atkinson
Public Information Officer
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

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