The New Ulm Police Department is investigating a string of thefts from garages in the community. The crimes were reported Wednesday evening and Thursday morning and afternoon. Garages were broken into at homes on the 1300 block of North Jefferson Street in New Ulm, the 1000 block of South Jefferson, the 100 block of South Garden Street, the 900 block of 14th North Street, the 1200 block of South Franklin Street, and the 400 block of South Valley Street. Items taken included gasoline cans, beer, a radar unit, and more. The estimated loss at each garage was less than $100. Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to call the New Ulm Police Department at (507)233-6750.