Automobile break-ins reported in September
CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple reports of cars being broken into around the county during September.
Several residents of Duhamel Corner Road in Marydel reported their vehicles had been rummaged through and items taken on Sept. 4. Sandra Collet said $5 in change missing from her unlocked Chevy Tahoe. William Hobson Jr. told police change was missing from two Ford pickups parked on the far side of his garage. Joseph Ruff reported missing a pack of toilet paper from his Hyundai Sonata and a yellow air tank from the bed of his Ford F-150 pickup.
A black Garmin GPS, a wallet containing $120 and a learner’s permit were reported missing Sept. 5 from vehicles on Coleman Road in Sudlersville, police said. On Busic Church Road, a man reported $250 missing from the center console of his pickup the same day.
A Prospect Bay resident reported Sept. 8 that a widow had been broken out of his Subaru Legacy while it was parked in his driveway and his his wallet and his wife’s purse removed. The wallet and purse were found elsewhere in the neighborhood, but the contents had been dumped and $340 is cash was missing, police said. The window of a neighbor’s Ford F-250 was also shattered, but nothing was reported. Damage was estimated at $200-$300 to each vehicle.
Vincent Clark and Tyler T. Carver of White Marsh Road in Centreville reported their cars had been rifled through overnight Sept. 18. One man was missing his wallet containing $25 in cash and various cards, the other said nothing was missing, according to police. Neither vehicle was damaged.
On Sept. 24, Matthew R. Kennedy of of Busic Church Road in Marydel told police someone had broken into his work van some time between Sept. 20 and Sept. 24.
and took 20 foot of copper wire valued at $90. The van’s door lock was damaged, police said.
The sheriff’s office reminds residents to park in well-lighted areas and always lock your doors. Put valuables out of sight or in the trunk.