Monday, July 28, 2014

Press Release - Thefts from Vehicles and Car Theft

Below is a press release from the Milton Police Department.

In the late evening/early morning hours of Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27, 2014, numerous vehicles were broken into, items were stolen, and a vehicle was stolen from the 300 block of Rogers St., College St., and Greenhill Circle in the north central area of Milton, Wisconsin. Numerous locked and unlocked vehicles were entered, and items such as women’s purses (Coach), wallets, cash, and electronic items such as I-Pads and laptops were taken from the vehicles. The vehicles were parked on the street, in driveways, and in garages. Most of the items taken were in plain sight in the vehicles. It is believed that the thefts occurred sometime between 11:30 p.m. and 4:00 a.m.

The stolen vehicle was taken from the 300 block of Rogers Street and is described as a Navy Blue, 2001 Chrysler Town and Country Mini-van, Wisconsin license plate 319DKW.

Evidentiary items have been recovered from the scene and are being processed. Citizens are urged to contact the Milton Police Department at 608-757-2244 with any information that will assist in locating the subject(s) responsible for these crimes. Citizens are also encouraged to be on the lookout for the aforementioned stolen items.

Citizens are advised to always lock your vehicles even if they are parked in your driveway or garage, and to always remove valuables from your vehicles or place them in the trunk of the vehicle. Thieves will generally not force their way into a locked vehicle unless they see some sort of item of value in plain sight.