Car Break-Ins

Police: Thieves Targeting Daycare Centers In Minnesota, WisconsinPolice in Minnesota and Wisconsin are on the lookout for thieves who are targeting day care centers. Police say in the last few weeks, thieves have hit day cares in four cities: Hudson, Wis., St. Paul, Shakopee and Edina.
Mpls. Officials: Rash Of Car Break-Ins With Important Documents StolenMinneapolis officials are warning vehicle owners after a notable uptick in vehicle break-ins that include loss of important documents.
Mpls. Police: Downtown Car Break-Ins Up 30%inneapolis Police officers found an entertaining way to address a serious problem. The department made a video meant to warn people of the dangers of not securing valuables when shopping and parking downtown. "With it being Christmas, I mean they're always expecting more gifts, more items to be in the car, so they're out searching more," said Officer Chad Nelson.
Mpls. Police: 25 Car Break-Ins In 2 Weeks In PhillipsMinneapolis Police are warning residents after 25 car break-ins were reported in the Philips area during the past two weeks. Police say 21 of the 25 break-ins happened in daylight hours, and most of the thefts involved items that were left out and visible.
Charges: Man Drank Heavily, Broke Into Several CarsA 23-year-old Excelsior man is accused of breaking into several cars and causing extensive damage after a night of heavy drinking, according to charges filed Thursday in Hennepin County Court.
Mpls. Police Report Increase In Car Break-InsPolice are warning residents about an up-tick in car break-ins in a Minneapolis neighborhood.
Police: Man Arrested In Cottage Grove Car Break-InsCottage Grove Police said Wednesday a 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a series of car break-ins that happened in the city between April and July.
Parents Offer Warning After Car Break-Ins At Day CaresA warning for parents who drop their kids off at daycare: In the short time it takes to bring your child from the car to the building, thieves can steal the valuables from your vehicle.
After Car Break-In, Woman Upset With Cops' Response: A LetterA Woodbury woman believes police didn't do enough after a thief broke into her car during the day. Police added to her frustration when they sent her a letter, advising her that the case "lacks sufficient solvability."