Guns, grenade and police badges taken during burglary of retired officer's home in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Ind. -- Two burglary suspects took guns, possibly a live grenade and three police badges from the home of a retired police officer in Lawrence late Friday night.

Lawrence police say the homeowner was not there when the suspects broke into the home on Kenyon Rd. near E. 46th St. and N. Shadeland Avenue around 11:30 p.m. 

Some guns were taken and the family says possibly a live Vietnam-era grenade. Lawrence police are uncertain if the grenade is live but they are treating it as if it was out of an abundance of caution.

The three badges taken were for the Marion Co. Sheriff's Office, Southport police and Whitestown police.

During another burglary at the home on October 12, an AR-15 rifle was taken.

Police say they believe the incidents are related and were committed by the same suspects. 

After the first burglary, the homeowner installed surveillance cameras.  

Here is one of the videos of the suspects from Friday's burglary.

 

 

 

If you have any information about these burglaries, contact Lawrence police or crime stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.

Lawrence police also want to remind you that law enforcement officer will always have a photo ID with them in addition to their badge.

If you ever have concerns, you can call police to confirm a badge number or have them come out to check out the situation.

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