Eden Prairie Sees Rash of Auto Break-Ins, Property Damage

Many of the burglarized vehicles were left unlocked last week.

Eden Prairie saw nearly a dozen vehicles broken into or tampered with last week, according to Police Department reports.

The incidents are not thought to be connected, but numerous items were stolen. In many of the thefts, owners had left their vehicles unlocked.

Below is a list of the cases reported to the Eden Prairie Police Department.


Time Location Stolen items/damage Vehicle Unlocked? 1:30 a.m. Jan. 3 19000 block of Barrington Drive Tires slashed -- Between midnight and 7:40 a.m. Jan. 3 13000 block of Carmody Drive Love Couture double zipper wristlet, Maui Jim sunglasses, iPod cable Yes 5 p.m. Jan. 3 6000 block of Canterbury Lane Garmin GPS Yes Between midnight and 7:40 a.m. Jan. 8000 block of Morgan lane Maui Jim sunglasses, employee paycheck, Coach bifold leather wallet, $20 cash, iPod Nano Yes Between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Jan. 4 17000 block of Lorence Way Purse, wallet, prescription medicine, credit cards Yes Sometime Jan. 6 17000 block of Park Circle Buck knife, USB mini cable, gas mileage notebook Yes 2:30 p.m. Jan. 6 8000 Magnolia Trail Tires slashed -- Between 6:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. Jan. 7 13000 block of Valley View Road iPod Classic and garage door; ripped the convertible top to get inside -- Overnight Jan. 7 Edenvale Apartments Eaglewear backpack, Marshall guitar amp, GPS, Xbox 360, two controllers -- Overnight Jan. 7 Edenvale Apartments Driver-side window broken -- Overnight Jan. 7 Edenvale Apartments Morrow snowboard with bindings and a K2 snowboard with bindings; broken passenger-side window --

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