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Linton Police Investigating Break In At Markle's Music
Updated August 24, 2015 7:27 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(LINTON) - Linton Police are investigating the break-in at Markle's Music that was discovered early Thursday morning.

According to Linton Police Chief Troy Jerrell the suspects smashed the window of the downtown Linton business and grabbed a guitar.

Owner Fred Markle says this is the first time in 39 years of business that his store has been broke into.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the Linton Police Department at (812) 847-4411 or contact Crime Stoppers.

Tips to Greene County CrimeStoppers can be made anonymously and there are several ways to submit a tip:

  • On Facebook: Search for "Greene County Crime Stoppers" or visit
  • Visit the Greene County CrimeStoppers website at where a tip can be submitted via an email form.
  • Call the Greene County CrimeStoppers Tip Line. The anonymous tip line does not have Caller ID and does not run through the regular police phone system, though it is answered at the Linton Police Department by trained police personnel. The main phone number is (812) 847-5463 (TIP-LINE). The organization has also implemented a toll-free number so that all Greene County residents have access at no cost to the caller. The toll-free number is (866) 446-4672.

A tipster does not have to provide their name, email or any other personal information in addition to the tip. Tipsters must choose their favorite cartoon character to help identify each tipster when paying a reward.

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