Maumelle police said thieves hit 20 cars and three homes last week in Maumelle. Chief Sam Williams said so far no one has been arrested in connection with the crimes but that detectives are following leads.
He reminded residents that if they’ve lock their vehicles they’d lesson the chance of items stolen greatly. And he reminded residents to always call police if they see any suspicious individuals in residential areas.
According to police reports, three homes were hit at:
200 Millwood Landing Apartments, 200 Millwood Circle: Jerry Jones, 31, of Maumelle said his home was burglarized on Oct. 10 and $1,000 in U-Verse boxes were taken along with an iPad keyboard, an X-Box gaming system, 20 X-box games, a Playstation 3 system and a computer router. Total value of the equipment stolen was $2, 750, the report said.
100 Murphy Drive: Casi Runnells, 27, property manager for Windsor Door told police someone stole a air conditioning and heating unit along with copper parts to other air conditioning systems, copper plumbing from a machine room and damaged a roof during the burglary on Oct. 11..
181 Deaville Drive: On Oct. 11, Travis Holmes, 64, of Maumelle said burglars broke into his home and stole $640 worth of DVD movies still in their cases from his garage. He told police he had closed the garage but awoke to find it opened.
Twenty different Maumelle vehicle owners reported break-ins last week. Most of the vehicles involved showed no signs of forced entry and homeowners said most were left unlocked.The break-ins occurred at:
140 Chambord Drive: On Oct. 11, Guy E. Carr, III, 31, of Maumelle reported his 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche was broken into and an Apple iPad and a Dell Inspiron laptop were stolen. Both items were valued at $1,750. The Dell computer has a low-jack recovery system on it so Carr said he reported it to the company.
35 Yazoo Circle: William J. Brown, 24, reported a Gramin GPS device, a DVD and two bottles of cologne stolen from his on Sept. 3, 2012.
5 Sharondale Court: On Oct. 11, James S. Keeton, 65, said thieves hit his Toyota Four-Runner and took several items. He said he possibly left the vehicle unlocked and police said they found no signs of forced entry.
193 Deaville Drive: On Oct. 11, Ryan E. Shanner, 32, reported his 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe was broken into on Oct. 11 and his Pioneer stereo amplifier, a Pioneer 10-inch sub woofer, a pair of Oakley sunglasses and another pair of Oakley sunglasses were stolen totaling $1,150. He said he couldn’t remember locking the vehicle.
185 Deaville Drive: On Oct. 11, Tracy Gartska, 49, said a Garmin GPS device and $25 cash were stolen from his Jeep Grand Cherokee on Oct. 12. Police said they found no signs of forced entry.
132 Nemours Court: On Oct. 11, Travis Price, 45, told police $15 cash and a $300 set of Wilson golf clubs were taken from his 1996 Honda Accord parked in his driveway, unlocked.
195 Deauville Drive: On Oct. 11, Cody Brown, 24, said a Garmin Nuvi GPS device and another Garmin Nuvi 1300 Gps device were stolen from his 2002 Honda Accord and his 2011 Chevrolet Impala parked in his driveway. He told police both vehicles were locked but police said they found no signs of forced entry.
104 Maumelle Valley Drive: Price H. Pruitt, 50, said his 2013 Chevrolet pickup was broken into on Oct. 11, and his wallet with several credit cards was stolen overnight from his unlocked vehicle.
155 Ridgeland Drive: On Oct. 12, Kevin Stephens, 38, told police his GMC Yukon was broken into and his Garmin GPS device, a Jessica Simpson purse and birth control pills were stolen.
103 Ridgeland Drive: On Oct.12, John Dillon, 56, reported a Keltec .32 caliber handgun, Jim MauI sunglasses and Bg with AT&T wifi and cables were stolen from his vehicle. He said when he first got into the vehicle the next morning he could smell cigarette smoke and knew something was wrong.
122 Summit Valley Circle: On Oct. 12, David Oneal, 37 said someone had rummaged through his two unlocked vehicles in his driveway and he was unsure if anything was taken.
115 Summit Valley Circle: Geni C. Wilder, 27, said her 2009 Hinda Accord was broken into on Oct. 12 and an Apple iPod and a pair of Harley Davidson sunglasses were taken. He said the 2009 Honda Accord was left unlocked.
100 Commercial Park Drive: On Oct. 13, Lacy Harrison, 26, said a Tom Tom GPS device was stolen from her unlocked Mercury Mountaineer parked in her driveway.
24 Kingspark Drive: On Oct. 14, Rodney Quillen, 34, reported his 2006 Mini Cooper was stolen from his driveway on Oct. 14.
100 Commercial Park Drive: On Oct. 13, Jeffery W. Leece, 45, said his 2007 Toyota Camry had been broken into but so far he hadn’t found anything missing.
100 Park Drive: On Oct. 15, Ron Bailey, 41, said $800 in chrome center caps were stolen from his 2007 GMC Yukon while parked in the apartment parking lot.
113 Montpellier Drive: On Oct. 13, Meghan E. Foster, 18, said a Toshiba Satellite Laptop and his bank credit card were stolen from her vehicle parked on the street unlocked.
201 Tuscany Circle: On Oct. 13, Marilee Wallace, 26, told police her bank credit card was stolen overnight from her Chevrolet Tahoe and had already been used at a Little Rock Wal-Mart to make $600 in fraudulent charges.
41 Yazoo Circle: On Oct. 15, Karen Burnett, 55, reported a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver and a tan leather holster were stolen from her Honda CRV parked in her driveway unlocked.
23 Danube Drive: On Oct. 15, Jason Caldwell, 39 reported to police a Dell laptop and two prescription medicines were stolen from his 2004 Chevrolet Impala which was unlocked and parked in his driveway. The items were taken from his trunk, he said.