1/18/2013 9:10:00 AM High value burglaries reported
COTTONWOOD -- A man who lives in an apartment in the 700 block of East Mingus called police to report that $1,250 worth of valuables had been stolen from his black '94 Jeep.
The items had been secured in a locked center console. They included an iPod Touch, Garmin GPS, black sunglasses, binoculars and an orange and gray survival knife. The burglary occurred overnight between Thursday and Friday.
A second Cottonwood burglary was reported Thursday night or Friday morning in the 1700 block of East Mingus. A 58-year-old man said someone had broken into his '98 Ford pickup and had taken tools and other valuables.
The heist included a tool belt, hammer, measuring tape, speed square, skill saw, Sawzall, coveralls, workout cloths and running shoes. The goods are valued at almost $700.