Crime

In Danville, thieves throw bowling ball through back window, police say

Danville police said some burglars put their bowling skills to use when they broke into a home on Boone Trail this weekend.

Police were called to the home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to investigate the burglary, which had occurred overnight, and found that the burglars entered the home by throwing a bowling ball through a window at the back of the house.

Once inside, they took a a .38 caliber pistol, a flat screen television, jewelry and other personal items.

Police have charged Matthew L. Rose, 22, of Danville and Justin D. Hill, 24, of Stanford, with first-degree burglary. Hill also faces charges of fleeing and evading police, tampering with physical evidence, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, receiving stolen property over $500, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and receiving stolen property (firearm.)

Police said more charges are pending.

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