Jones County Sheriff's Department investigating commercial burglary

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County authorities are asking for the public's help in finding individuals that vandalized a local business.

Employees of Southern Colonel Homes foundbroken windows and busted doors on a few mobile homes after arriving at work Friday morning.

Eye witnesses said they saw a red ford pickup with a white stripe leaving the area about the time the incident happened.

The vandals caused about $1,000 in damages and left some clues behind as well.

"Scott Gable-Jones County Investigator: We've actually got a few samples of blood that was left on one of the windows, we've got shoe impressions inside one of the trailers. We also are combing the area to see if there's anything else that we can locate," said Scott Gable, Jones County Investigator.

Patrolling of the area and businesses will increase as a result of the incident.

All tips can be forwarded to the Jones County Sheriff's Department.