DeFuniak Springs Police responded to Cash’s Liquor Store at approximately 2:45AM Thursday morning in reference to a burglary. A witness advised seeing a white male break the front glass out of the door with a baseball bat. The business was checked, but a suspect was not located. Video of the incident was reviewed and the white male suspect was observed inside the store and removing items. Officers searched the area and have developed leads of a possible suspect.
In a posiible related incident, DeFuniak Springs Police responded to Walgreens Thursday morning at approximately 8AM in reference to the drive thru window being shattered. At first glance the extensive damage appeared to be caused by a bullet. Further investigation revealed a circular area where most likely a baseball bat was used. The cracked and shattered glass was still in-tact, thanks to the ballistic protection that is meant to stop bullets. The investigation is on-going into who may have caused the damage, with the motive appearing to be an attempted burglary of the pharmacy.
If you have any information on either one of these incidents, please contact the DeFuniak Springs Police at 850-892-8513. Callers may also remain anonymous by calling 850-910-TIPS (8477).