Another rash of thefts from unlocked cars
Published 4:42 pm, Monday, October 1, 2012
More reports were received by police over the weekend items stolen from unlocked cars around town, including a laptop computer belonging to the Board of Education.
The first incident was reported Friday by a Harbor Road resident, who said $10 in cash was taken from an unlocked car parked in the driveway.
A $150 GPS unit was reported stolen Saturday from an unlocked car parked on Southfield Street. Another Southfield Street resident reported their unlocked vehicle entered and personal papers scattered around the interior, though nothing appeared missing, police said.
On Saturday, an unlocked car on Lockwood Road belonging to a Fairfield Ludlowe High School wrestling coach and teacher was entered. His wallet and a laptop, belonging to the school system, were reported taken, police said.
On Saturday evening, police received a call about three suspicious males on bicycles on Shelter Rock Road, and a homeowner discovered their unlocked car entered and an iPod nano, worth $150 and a $125 pair of RayBan sunglasses taken. Two bikes, not belonging to the homeowner, were left in his yard, police said.
On Sunday morning, a Spruce Street resident reported an unlocked car entered and a $150 GPS unit taken, along with $7 in cash and a gift bag.
A technician at the Fairfield Theatre Co., 70 Sanford St., reported Sunday that his unlocked vehicle was entered while parked at the theater's loading dock, police said. Taken was a $1,400 laptop, a tool bag and tools worth $2,000, a $200 iPod and $20 in cash.
Six unlocked cars were reported entered Monday morning on Old Oaks Road and Woodside Circle. Items missing include a white leather purse, and wallet, $10 in change, a pair of glasses and jewelry, police said.