Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Press Release - Receiver Ball/Pin Thefts

Below is a recent press release from Milton Police Lieutenant John Conger regarding receiver ball/pin thefts.

The City of Milton Police Department is currently investigating a rash of thefts and attempted thefts that have occurred not only in Milton, but in other jurisdictions. On September 5th our agency took into custody 2 males, one age 17 and the other 16, on charges of Theft for their involvement in an incident involving a receiver ball and a pin off of a pickup truck in Milton. The investigation revealed that the suspects had also targeted vehicles in Janesville, Newville, and perhaps other neighboring communities. 

If you have been a victim of this type of crime you are encouraged to contact our agency and your local law enforcement agency to report the event. Rock County dispatch can be reached at 757-2244.