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4 Car Break-ins Reported Last Week

Among the entry to autos was an incident overnight on Saturday in which the rear window of a car was smashed out and a $100 stereo taken.

Police say four cars were illegally entered last week in Shorewood. 

Overnight on Saturday, the rear window on a car was smashed out, causing $300 in damage, and a $100 stereo taken. The car was parked in the 3500 block of North Cramer Street at the time of the incident. 

That same night, a resident reported her unlocked car illegally entered while parked in the 3800 block of North Oakland Avenue. The car was rummaged through but nothing was taken.

On Dec. 13, a resident told police she witnessed a man inside her car, going through the center console. She yelled at the man and he fled the area. She told police nothing was taken from the unlocked car in the 4000 block of North Murray Avenue.

And, a car was broken into Dec. 10 and a $28 wallet containing credit cards and a driver’s license stolen while it was parked in the 3800 block of North Prospect Avenue. The owner told police the car was locked but there were no signs of forced entry.

North Shore Newbie December 20, 2012 at 01:18 PM
Adam, do you have any information on what time of day any of these incidents may have happened? I try to keep an eye out and am curious if there's a pattern. Also, I saw something that I thought was strange on one of those days but dismissed it. Now I'm wondering if there was something to it.
Adam W. McCoy (Editor) December 20, 2012 at 03:07 PM
Yeah, sorry. That's detail I should have put in the article. The third incident was reported at 6:18 p.m., and the others occurred sometime overnight.

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