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Vandals Continue Crime Spree In Cary

Posted June 18, 2004

— Police in Cary are asking for the public's help finding those responsible for a series of car break-ins and mailbox attacks.

Police say thieves are breaking into locked and unlocked vehicles, often smashing windows and sunroofs to gain access. The thieves are taking golf clubs, CDs, tools and cash.

Thirteen vehile break-ins occurred between midnight and 5 a.m., and the sprees have happened once a month, toward the middle of the month, since April. The last spree was reported June 15.

So far, the victimized subdivisions include Normandie, MacGregor West, Picardy Pointe, and the Highlands, according to police.

Police say 15 mailboxes have been vandalized. The crimes occurred during the same time of day and in many of the same subdivisions. While the crimes were also in the middle of the months, they began in March and continued in May and June, but none were reported in April.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cary Crime Stoppers at 226-CRIM(E), pressing option 3 for Cary or contact Capt. Kenny Williams at (919) 469-4017.

Cary Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification and apprehension of the individual responsible for this crime.

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