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June 19, 2012

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Evidence connects burglary, vandalism

Evidence found at the scene of a criminal mischief report Saturday connected the case to a burglary report earlier the same day, according to police.

Officers dispatched to a burglary call in the 500 block of S.E. 25th Avenue indicate someone broke the lock from the rear of a building at the location and removed several pieces of jewelry, several knives and clothing accessories with a combined value of $900.

When police responded to a criminal mischief report later the same day in the 100 block of S.E. 25th Avenue, the complainant advised officers someone spray painted obscenities on the wall hiding a dumpster at the location.

The complainant additionally recovered a bag containing property stolen from the previous burglary.

That property was returned to its owner by authorities.

MW Police Department reports weekend property crimes, theft

Staff Reports

According to Mineral Wells police, several property crimes were reported over the weekend.

• A criminal mischief report filed Friday in the 300 block of N.W. 1st Avenue indicates someone removed the copper line connecting an outside air conditioning unit to the residence.

• Police received a theft report Friday in the 200 block of Country Club Parkway. According to the complainant, someone removed three lawn ornaments with a combined value of $150 from the yard.

• According to a burglary report filed Friday in the 1900 block of S.W. 8th Avenue, someone entered a storage building at the location and removed an air compressor valued at $300.

• A bicycle valued at $189 was taken from a fenced yard in the 900 block of S.W. 28th Street, according to a theft report filed Saturday.

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