CRIME ALERT/ DAYTIME RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES 11/14/10

Winnebago County Sheriff's PoliceNews Media Release News  Release Number2010-042
Information: CRIME ALERT/ DAYTIME RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES
Date: 11-14-2010 Time: 9:00A.M. Page    of 1

   DURING THE PAST TWO WEEKS APPROXIMATELY TWENTY RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES HAVE TAKEN PLACE IN UNINCORPORATED WINNEBAGO COUNTY. THE BURGLARIES ARE OCCURRING DURING DAYTIME HOURS, WHEN THE HOMES ARE UN-OCCUPIED. ENTRY IS BEING MADE BY FORCING DOORS OR WINDOWS. ITEMS TAKEN DURING THE BURGLARIES INCLUDE TV SETS, ELECTRONIC ITEMS AND JEWELRY. DURING THE COURSE OF ONE BURGLARY IN THE SOUTHEAST SECTION OF THE COUNTY A SUSPICIOUS BLACK MALE WAS SEEN RIDING AN ATV IN THE AREA, POSSIBLY WATCHING THE TARGETED HOME. THE PUBLIC IS ASKED TO REMAIN VIGILANT AND REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IMMEDIATELY. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THESE CRIMES OR ANY CRIMINAL ACTIVITY IS ASKED TO CALL THE WINNEBAGO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT DETECTIVE BUREAU (815/3196400) OR CRIMESTOPPERS (815/9637867) BURGLARIES HAVE TAKEN PLACE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: -SPRINGFIELD AVE                       - RANDY RD, MACHESNEY PARK-VINCENT AVE                               - WILSHIRE DR, MACHESNEY PARK-DONELDA LN                                - PARK TERRACE DR.-PIERPONT AVE                            - MARIPOSA DR.-MERIDIAN RD.                              - RYE RIDGE TRL-JEAN ST.                                       - CHERRY HILL RD-BURBANK AVE                             - BLACKHAWK RD-OWEN CENTER RD.                    - KISWAUKEE RD.-CLIKEMAN RD                              - CHERRY VALLEY                  -OLD RIVER RD.