Authorities in St. Peter continue to investigate a recent rash of home burglaries. A total of 5 home break-ins occurred over the course of 1 night on the northern side of St. Peter recently. Purses and other items were stolen from inside homes and vehicles, and there were no signs of forced entry in any of the incidents. Investigators say that all of the crimes involved homes or vehicles that were unlocked at the time, and that all of the victims were home at the time the thefts occurred. Residents are urged to remove all valuables from their vehicles and to lock the doors of their vehicles and homes. Anyone witnessing suspicious activity is asked to contact local authorities.