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Police Reports: Two Burglaries on Same Block and Hydrant Hit & Run

This is a list of the most interesting police reports from last week.

Police Reports: Two Burglaries on Same Block and Hydrant Hit & Run

Hydrant Hit & Run

Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 3:45 p.m.
Police were called to the W239N5800 block of Hastings Court on Tuesday after someone hit a Sussex-owned fire hydrant with their car, snapping it off at the base. According to the report, the accident occurred between Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28. The wreck caused $500 in damage to the hydrant. There were no witnesses of the actual accident, no suspects and the police are not actively investigating.

Snowboard Burglary

Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 9:51 a.m.
A 46-year-old Sussex woman called police after three snowboards were stolen from her house on the W232N5800 block of Waukesha Avenue. The boards were being stored in the woman’s garage, and were valued at a total of $2,900. Police have no suspects and the burglary is still being investigated.

Gas Skippers

Thursday, Feb. 9 at 8:25 a.m.
Employees at the on Main Street called police Thursday morning after a car gassed up and sped off. A black Ford Explorer with loud exhaust and silver rims filled up $79.70 in gas and bolted. No plates or information was recorded, so police are not following up on the theft.

GPS Theft

Thursday, Feb. 9 at 11:43 a.m.
A 50-year-old Sussex man living on the W232N5800 block of Waukesha Avenue called police after finding his Garmin GPS was stolen from his vehicle. Coincidentally, this happened just down the street from where the snowboards were stolen. The victim said he never locks his car doors, so it could have been stolen over the past month or more. The device is worth $160 and there are no suspects.

Plasma TV Theft

Friday, Feb. 10 at 8:49 a.m.
Police were called to W241N7500 block of North Woodside Drive Friday morning after a 43-inch Samsung Plasma TV was reported stolen. The victim, a 50-year-old Sussex man, said someone entered his garage sometime after 10:30 p.m. the night before and taken it. The man’s vehicle was also unlocked and entered, but nothing seemed to be stolen. 

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