Sleepy Eye Theft Spree 06 Aug 11

A rash of vehicle break-ins in the City of Sleepy Eye continues.

On Thursday the Sleepy Eye Police Department received reports of an iPod and camera stolen from a vehicle on the 300 Block of East Main Street and a Motorola 2-way radio stolen from a vehicle on the 600 Block of 3rd Avenue Northwest.

Earlier in the week various electronics were stolen from vehicles on Elm Street Northeast, 7th Avenue Northeast, and 3rd Avenue Southeast in Sleepy Eye as well. The total value of all of the stolen items now exceeds $1,700.

Authorities are advising residents to lock their vehicles and secure valuable items, and anyone with information on these crimes is encouraged to contact the Sleepy Eye police Department.