The police are holding a viewing of [auth] items recovered following a number of vehicle burglaries. They are asking anyone who was the victim of a vehicle burglary between Aug. 19 and Sept. 5, to make a report of the incident and then come to the Roswell Police Department, 128 W. Second St., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, and Wednesday. Sept. 18, to claim any stolen property. Bringing a copy of the report is a must before any of the items can be claimed.
The police receive an average of four reports each day about vehicle burglaries, but believe there may be more that go unreported. Items listed on the reports during the three- week period from Aug. 19 to Sept. 5 include: a Lincoln welder, cookbooks, a Dewalt drill set, other power tools, hand tools and tool boxes, a gas cap, checkbooks, car radios, keys, sheers, a jumper cable, purses, wallets, insurance papers, car titles, prescription medication, electronics and a BB gun. Other items stolen included jewelry, two handguns, cash, shotgun, cell- phones, lawn and garden tools, medical and student records, and two rolls of copper wire.
Some streets were particularly hard hit. The police took more than one report from Trailing Heart Road and North Montana Avenue. Other areas of town where vehicle burglaries were reported were: Catalina Drive, Jardin Court, West Country Club Road, Twin Diamond Drive, East Second Street, North Pennsylvania Avenue, East Third Street, South Pine Avenue, North Main Street, Madison Avenue, West Third Street, North Kentucky Avenue and Mesa Avenue.
RPD spokeswoman Sabrina Morales said that thousands of dollars’ worth of items were taken during this period. The police want to obtain information about vehicle burglaries that occurred anywhere in Roswell from Aug. 19 to Sept. 5. The police also want proof of purchase and serial numbers for an item if available.