Rash of vehicle break-ins

Staff Written News

By Patrick Yost


Madison Police are investigating a rash of car break-ins that occurred sometime between Oct. 12 and Oct. 13. In total, nine vehicles, all unlocked, were entered at three different locations between Harper Street and Carriage Lane.

According to Madison Police Department reports, the first incident was reported at a Harper Street residence at 8:52 a.m. A Harper Street resident told authorities that three vehicles parked in his driveway were all entered but only one wallet was taken.

At Harris Street a woman said her Chrysler Town and Country had been entered and her son’s driver’s license and debit card had been taken. The woman said a cyclist had located the wallet and license and returned the wallet, however the debit card was missing.

On East Avenue, a woman reported that someone had entered both her Toyota Camry and her husband’s Ford F 150. The woman said $20 was taken from the front console. 

Both vehicles were unlocked, she said.

At Carriage Lane, an officer on foot patrol because of the break-ins observed that three vehicles had been entered. 

In two cases nothing was reported stolen. However, the owner of the third vehicle said his wallet containing a credit card was taken. 

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