Officer Tim Pruitt with the Orange Police Dept., answered a call in reference to theft Monday afternoon in the 1600 block of W. Sholars. Upon arrival, Officer Pruitt spoke with the resident of the home who told Pruitt that he discovered 11 of his rods and reels missing from his boat.

Randolph Nelson told police that he last saw the various models of rods and reels Saturday at about 5:00 PM. The boat, where the rods and reels were stored was inside Nelson’s fence.

Nelson told police he would like to pursue charges if a suspect or suspects are found.