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Jewelry and Vehicles Reported Stolen

Recent reports from Tampa Police District 1's crime blotter.

Thursday, March 22

  • A burglary was reported at 6210 S. Richard Ave. The culprit entered the residence via an open window and took and iPhone and an iPad 2.

Friday, March 23

  • A burglary was reported at 3211 W. Leona St. The culprit kicked the front door in and stole about $8,000-$10,000 worth of jewelry.
  • Someone stole a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina parked in the employee parking area of the TGH parking garage at 1 Tampa General Cir.
  • A burglary was reported at 3401 W. Palmira Ave. Reported taken were: a Samsung 42" flat screen television, a Louis Vuitton wallet, a second wallet, and credit cards. The credit cards were used at a Publix in Temple Terrace.

Saturday, March 24

  • Two auto burglaries were reported in the 700 block of S. Delaware Ave. The culprit entered the unlocked vehicles and took a wallet and make-up items.

Sunday, March 25

  • Between March 23 and March 25, someone entered a garage at 2220 Soho Bay Ct. and stole a blue and white mountain bike. The culprit left a bike in place of the stolen one.
  • A burglary was reported at 5241 S. Dale Mabry Hwy. The culprit pried the front lock to gain entry into the business. Once inside, the suspect stole cash and a backpack containing a passport and other paperwork, but left behind two rifles and a laptop computer.

Monday, March 26

  • An auto burglary was reported at 3608 W. Tyson Ave. The culprit entered the unlocked vehicle and stole about $13,000 worth of property, including a wallet containing cash and credit cards, a 14k gold Jesus charm and chain, and an Emporio Armani gold watch.

Thursday, March 29

  • Someone stole a 1999 Mercedes-Benz that was parked at 1911 W. Dekle Ave. The keys were left in the car.
  • Someone took a GPS unit, an iPod, a Kindle, and tennis racquets from an unlocked car at 1916 W. Dekle Ave.
  • An auto burglary was reported at 512 S. Orleans Ave. The culprit entered the unlocked vehicle and stole a computer bag, a personal check and a car key of the victim’s second vehicle. The computer bag was recovered from a nearby trash bin.
Don March 30, 2012 at 01:02 PM
Amazing the number of people driving cars with innoperable door locks. It's probably not a good idea to leave wallets, jewelry and money in cars with broken door locks. Someone might git in.
Alessandra Da Pra March 30, 2012 at 01:51 PM
You are right Don. We should never leave valuable items inside our cars.

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