POLICE BLOTTER: 100 purses, $25,000 worth of luggage stolen from Destin store

Special to The Log

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in at a Destin store early Sunday morning, which resulted in up to $75,000 in stolen merchandise.

An alarm went off around 5:40 a.m. at LuxExchange, located at 36150 Emerald Coast Parkway, Suite 103. A responding deputy found someone had forced their way in through the front main door and also ransacked an office inside.

The owner estimated an initial loss of 100 purses and a $25,000 set of Louis Vuitton luggage. Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.