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Police beat 8/15/14: Scrap metal thieves, milk burglars and a reminder: lock your car doors at night

Posted: August 15, 2014 - 2:29pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:


• Vehicle break-in spree on John Bryant Drive.

At some point late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning a thief or thieves got into three cars on a suburban street in the subdivision bordered by Irby Drive and W. Tyler Street to the north and south and Hogan Lane to the west. The owners of all three cars weren’t sure if they locked them or not, but there were no signs of forced entry.

The thieves took the following from each car:

Car 1: an Apple iPad Nano, a pair of Bushnell binoculars, an $80 Surefire flashlight, a battery pack and a phone card.

Car 2: A Dell laptop, and Apple iPad, and the keys to a Cadillac.

Car 3: about $10 in loose change.


• Scrap metal thievery/Residential burglary at 1000 block of Applewood Drive.

At some point late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning a scrap metal thief or scrap metal thieves got into a house under construction and tore out about $3,000 worth of wiring.


• Residential burglary at 800 block of 5th Street.

A woman went to work at about 11 a.m. on Wednesday, and when she got back home late Wednesday night she went to the kitchen to get a drink of milk. A thief or thieves had gotten into her home and had stolen her milk, along with a metal lock-box full of personal items, a HP laptop, a number of CDs and DVD, some home stereo speakers, an iPod, an AT&T flip-style phone, a touch-screen style phone of unknown make and a MP3 player.


• Residential burglary at 400 block of Robins Street.

A man and his wife left their home before dawn on Wednesday and got back late Wednesday night. They were going to bed when they noticed that a thief or thieves had gotten into their home and stolen their computer.

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cyndie74 08/16/14 - 12:42 pm

Us too!! We love on John Bryant Drive and it happened to us!

ctce 08/16/14 - 05:28 pm

Why? Why would anyone leave valuables in an unlocked car? Especially overnight! I'm not saying anyone deserves this for being ognorant but you can't trust people nowadays! So why leave valuables in your car? Even if its locked...hide the stuff...your still taking a risk if the thiefs can see it.

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