Law Office Burglaries Under Investigation

Two downtown Salina law offices were broken into during the overnight hours between Tuesday and Wednesday.

Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that sometime between 5:20pm Tuesday and 8am Wednesday, someone damaged the front door to gain entry into Marietta, Kellogg & Price located at 148 S. 7th and rummaged through their legal files, stealing $825.

Police say folders and papers were left strewn throughout the office and estimate damage to the door at $1,000.

Police are also investigating a burglary at the office of Daniel Diederich Attorney at Law, 122 N. Santa Fe after someone damaged the front door and stole a .45 caliber Colt 1911 model from inside.

The pistol is valued at $700.

Police say the investigations are ongoing and are not linking the burglaries together at this time.