Three car burglaries hit St. Charles Avenue

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 20, 2009

NATCHEZ — In the past two days, three cars have been burglarized on St. Charles Avenue.

Natchez Chief of Police Mike Mullins said the first burglary was reported at 10 a.m. Thursday. Items were stolen from an unlocked car in the 300 block of St. Charles.

A radar detector, an MP3 player and a GPS unit were stolen from the car.

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At 1 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a prowler call on Arlington Avenue, and found a vehicle with a broken window in the 200 block of St. Charles.

The glove box was open, Mullins said, but nothing was taken.

On Friday at 4:30 a.m. in the 200 block of St. Charles, officers found another vehicle with a window apparently broken by a rock.

Two orange purses with a zebra-print pattern, a pink polka-dot dress and a pink tank-top dress were taken from the car.

Mullins said a cash reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

Tips can be called into Crimestoppers at 601-442-5000 or the Natchez Police Department at 601-445-5565.