Crime Beat

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Lock your car…duh!
On July 14, Summerville Police responded to Newington Gardens on Thames ave., in Summerville, for multiple reports of thefts from cars. One victim reported his car radio missing, his car was left unlocked. Another reported nothing missing from his two unlocked vehicles, although someone had been in them. Another victim reported he observed an black male standing between his Chevy Tahoe and his Lexus, parked in his driveway. He watched the subject go across the street to his neighbor’s white pickup truck. He observed the subject inside the vehicle for a few minutes, then watched as he went to another neighbor’s home where he lost sight of the subject.
Targeted neighborhoods?
On July 3, Summerville Police responded to Lakes of Summerville for multiple reports of larceny. Sunburst Properties, the company responsible for the newly built houses, told police someone had entered four houses in the subdivision. The houses were locked but dead bolts had yet to be installed. Missing from the properties were two stainless steel Kenmore microwaves, a black Kenmore microwave, a white Kenmore stove and a white Kenmore refrigerator. Total value stolen from the four houses was $1,803.


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