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Man charged in Uncle Petes burglary

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From Post staff reports

A Wisconsin man is facing a burglary charges in connection with a break-in that occurred early Thursday morning at Uncle Petes truck stop at 1210 Sparta Pike, Lebanon.

A phone tip called in to Lebanon Police Departments dispatch at about 3 a.m., yesterday, indicated that someone may have broken the front window of Uncle Petes and was walking around inside.

Toney Crook

Upon arriving, officers confirmed that a window had been broken and searched the business but found no one inside.

However, the officers quickly located a man walking on Sparta Pike near I-40. Upon questioning the man, officers identified him as Toney Crook, 22, of Lone Rock, Wis., as the suspect who allegedly broke into Uncle Petes.

Officers said that when the suspect broke into the business to steal two cases of beer his ride fled the scene, leaving him on foot.

Crook was charged with Burglary and Vandalism. He remains in the Wilson County Jail with bond set at $45,000. He is to appear in court on May 1.

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