JPD: Vehicle break-ins mar holiday season

JPD: Vehicle break-ins mar holiday season

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police spent the holidays investigating at least a dozen vehicle break-ins around the city, with the suspected thieves taking everything from a military helmet to a 9 mm handgun.

The break-ins, according to police, happened between Dec. 23 and Dec. 26 in the 3700-block of Lexee Drive, the 500-block of State Street, the 1000-block of Scott Street, the 900-block of Pomona Drive, the 1400-block of Mays Road, 1600-block of Tonya Drive, 2100-block of Sweet Gum, 1500-block of Mitzi Lane, 3800-block of Harrisburg Road, and the 2600-block of Gleen Place.

According to the police report on the Lexee Drive case, someone got into the unlocked vehicle and took a silver and black Ruger LC9S 9 mm handgun and a black Crenshaw knife. At least $5 in loose change was taken in the Scott Street break-in, while a speed drill, drill driver, reciprocating saw, and a Skil saw were taken in the Pomona Drive break-in, police said.

Someone took the military helmet from the vehicle on Sweet Gum and $300 in cash from the vehicle on Mitzi Lane, police said.

There were two vehicle break-ins on Harrisburg Road on Christmas Eve.

Police said a black Dell laptop computer and a book was taken from one vehicle while $15 in cash and a black Guess purse was taken from another vehicle.

Anyone with information on the break-ins can call Jonesboro Crimestoppers at 935-STOP.

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