Series of Burglaries in Mediapolis
Be on the look out Mediapolis residents.
Not 1, but 7 burglaries have been reported in the Mediapolis area within the past few days. The first four occurred Sunday. There was a broken window, missing purse with contents, damage to a garden hose, theft of alcohol, gas, and gas cans all reported missing along Harrison Street. Also Sunday another gas can, along with gas went missing on the 400 block of North Street.
On Monday, Shrock Lumber Company on Curve Street in Mediapolis reported a burglary. The unknown suspect forcibly entered the business and stole a large amount of DeWalt tools, including a chainsaw.
Finally today, on the 800 block of Valley, a garage was forcibly entered but nothing has been reported missing at this time. If you have any information about these burglaries, please contact the Des Moines County Sheriff’s office at 753-8212 or CrimeStoppers at 753-6835.