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July 1, 2014

Comanche man wanted for stealing $2,000 worth of items

DUNCAN — A warrant was issued for a Comanche man Monday for allegedly breaking into a home and stealing more than $2,000 worth of items.

Shawn Menges allegedly stole a central air conditioning and window unit, copper from a hot water heater, a car stereo, and various other items in April, according to an incident report.

The air units were valued at $1,750, and the car stereo and speakers were valued at $250, according to the report.

Alecia Black reported her brother, Menges, had her missing saw and drill at their parent’s home, and Menges admitted to taking the items, according to the report.

Black reported Menges had a drug problem and often attempted to sell items at Duncan Salvage, according to the report.

Prints from pliers found at the scene were sent to OSBI, according to the report.

Stephens County Sheriff’s Deputy Zac Mitchell questioned Menges after Black identified a window unit at EZ Pawn in Duncan as matching the description of the one she was missing, according to an incident report.

The air conditioner was sold for $30 on the same day Black reported her unit stolen, according to the report.

Black said Menges told her he hadn’t stolen the air conditioner when she asked him about it, according to the report.

“He told me at first that he did not take anything from her house and has not been to her house in quite some time,” Mitchell said. “He then told me he did pawn an air conditioner, but he did it for a friend and signed for his friend as well.”

Black said Menges had a friend who may have helped, Mitchell said.

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