Series of Car Break-Ins in Suamico
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CREATED Apr. 22, 2013
SUAMICO,WI- Be sure to lock your doors especially if you live in Suamico.
People living in the Suamico area have seen a string of thefts in recent weeks. Neighbors say someone has been breaking into vehicles that are parked outside their homes.
These break-ins have occured throughout the whole town because people have not been locking their doors. Now after a sudden trend of thefts, neighbors say they won't be doing that anymore.
"Very unexpected and very unhappy."
Bryan Neddo of Suamico was going about his normal day when he realized several things had been taken out of his truck including some money and his gps.
"It's something that really hits home," says Neddo.
Neddo says several people in suamico have been victims of these break-ins happening right at peoples homes. The same incident happened to his wife and neighbor's car, taking similar items something very surprising.
"My neighbors lived in his house for 28 years and he said it's the safest neighborhood you will ever see," says Neddo.
For Jonathan Blank, it's not the first time car thefts have happened in Suamico.
"People have come and taken catalytic converters off of vehicles."
Including at his snow plow business. But in Suamico, people don't expect things like this to happen.
"You're expecting to be safe. That's why people move to suamico expecting to leave the crime," says Blank.
Neddo will make sure to keep his car door locked as law enforcement look for the suspect.
"Bring the stuff back to the people that they stole it from, the economy is tough as it is."
And neighbors will look out for it as it continues. The Brown County Sheriff's Department has confirmed a rash of thefts in Suamico. Right now they are gathering the facts on the situation. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.