Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2021-170225

Incident Type

Residential Burglary

Incident Date

05/13/2021 - 12:14 AM


9400 block Lost Meadow Rd


47-year-old male


Officers responded to a residential burglary where unknown suspect(s) gained entry into a garage, via a garage door opener that was left in an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway.  Suspect(s) rummaged through two vehicles. The only item to be missing at this time is the garage opener. There is no suspect information as of this writing, and the exact time of occurrence is unknown. Due to its proximity, it is believed that this incident could be connected to an attempted residential burglary on the 9400 block of Spirit Street (2021-170200).
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact MPD at 255-2345, or you can remain anonymous and contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014, or, on the web at p3tips.com Ensure your car doors and all doors to your residence are kept locked.
As a reminder:
  • Ensure your car doors and all doors to your residence are kept locked.
  • Leave exterior residence lights on at night or utilize motion detecting lights.
  • Keep valuables in your garage, car, and home out of sight.
  • Removing valuables from your car is better than hiding them.  This includes garage door openers and spare keys.
  • Keep your garage door closed and double-check it is closed at night.
  • Report all criminal and suspicious activity immediately. 

Released 05/13/2021 at 1:39 PM by P.O. Gracia Rodriguez

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.