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MEDIA RELEASE – Commercial Burglary Arrest

Police Department Press Release

June 16, 2023

Friday, June 16, 2023
Released by Lt. Adan Nance

On June 13, 2023, at approximately 5:30 a.m., officers with the Pittsburg Police Department were called to U.S. Cellular located at 4007 N Broadway St. in reference to an alarm at the business. When officers arrived they found the electric meter removed from the rear of the business, as well as, a window broken to the business. Officers searched the inside of the business for suspects and none were located. Management arrived and informed officers that items had been stolen from the store. Evidence was collected from the business and a suspect was soon identified.

On June 15th, 2023, at approximately 3:00 p.m. the suspect in the burglary, 37-year-old Dwayne Munger, was located at a residence on east 8th Street in Pittsburg. Items reported stolen in the burglary at U.S. Cellular were located at the residence. Mr. Munger was taken into custody and transported to the Pittsburg Police Department for questioning.

Mr. Munger was subsequently arrested for felony burglary, felony theft, and misdemeanor criminal damage and transported to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office for booking. He is currently being held with a bond of $3,000.

Anyone having information related to this incident, or other incidents, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.