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Four vehicle break-ins result in $2,000 in stolen property, $400 in vehicle damage

Posted: December 3, 2013 - 1:32pm

More than $2,000 in stolen property and $400 in vehicle damage was the result of four vehicle break-ins reported in west Conway on Monday morning, according to Conway Police Department incident reports.

The thefts were reported within four hours of one another, and within a one-mile area. Two of the break-ins occurred at homes on Nature Trail, and two occurred at The Ridge at Meadowlake apartment complex.

Previously, five vehicle break-ins, resulting in more than $1,620 worth of stolen property and $2,000 in vehicle damage, were reported in October by other residents at The Ridge at Meadowlake.

In both incidents reported Monday, officers observed shattered vehicle windows, totaling $400 worth of damage, while only $40 in property was stolen. A debit card and driver’s license was also stolen in one of the break-ins.

Less than a mile away, two residents on Nature Trail reported finding items missing from their vehicles.

One 31-year-old Conway woman told police $10 in change was stolen from her vehicle in what she said was the second time her vehicle has been entered in recent weeks.

Another 37-year-old Conway man said a black backpack — containing a MacBook Pro, external hard drive and USB flash drives — was stolen from his vehicle. In all, $2,110 worth of property was reported stolen.

The man’s wife also reported to police that her vehicle was entered, however, no items were taken. No suspect information was listed in any of the incident reports.

(Staff writer Lee Hogan can be reached by email at lee.hogan@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1246. Follow Lee Hogan on Twitter at twitter.com/LCD_LeeHogan. To comment on this and other stories, log on to thecabin.net.)

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