He is the father of American Idol winner Phillip Phillips.
Police say that they have recovered at least one item of property stolen from the pawn shop.
Thieves used a stolen Water Gas & Light backhoe to smash their way inside the Phillips family pawn shop overnight Tuesday.
The pawn shop is at the Corner of Oglethorpe Blvd. and Thornton Drive. The well site where the backhoe was jacked is about a mile-and-half way.
It’s likely the crooks climbed under the fence, bypassing the barbed wire to steal the machine.
The backhoe thief then smashed through the wall at the Pawn Shop made famous by American Idol winner Phillip Phillips.
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