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Incident Report for Case #2018-252028

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Incident Date

07/05/2018 - 6:50 AM


Dorchester Way


The MPD is again advising everyone to lock vehicles, and to not leave keys or key fobs inside.

The thief is this video got into an unlocked SUV that was parked early this morning in the driveway of a Dorchester Way home. Inside the SUV was a garage door opener and a key fob to a second SUV, a gray 2015 RAV4 Limited which was parked inside the garage. The criminal used the opener to get inside the garage. He then drove off in the RAV4.

Anyone with information on his identity should call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.

There have been several recent thefts involving vehicles left unlocked.


Released 07/05/2018 at 12:10 PM by PIO Joel Despain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.

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