Discarded Savings Bonds Returned

City of Truth or Consequences

Officer Blacklock of the Truth or Consequences Police Department responded to the Community Health Foundation Thrift Store on Oct. 17 at about 12:15 p.m. in regard to found property.
Upon arrival the manager, Dawn Jensen, disclosed to the officer that while thrift center employee Teresa Cox was screening incoming donated clothing and items, a total of $290,000 in United States Savings Bonds had been found in an envelope. Officer Blacklock thanked the manager and worker for doing the right thing and took custody of the savings bonds.
Officer Blacklock knew the listed owner of the savings bonds, through citizen contacts, as an elderly armed forces veteran…