Mount Prospect police responded about 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 to a house in the block of 800 Heritage Drive and another house in the block of 1700 Regency Court to reports of residential burglaries that had occurred overnight.
Upon arrival on Heritage Drive, officers learned that unknown offender(s) entered the residence through an unlocked window on the first floor and removed multiple purses. The purses contained cash and various credit cards. The offender(s) committed the burglary while the homeowners were asleep upstairs.
While investigating the second burglary on Regency Court, officers learned that unknown offender or offenders entered a vehicle that was parked in the driveway and removed multiple power tools. The offender or offenders then entered the residence through a side door and removed a purse, which contained cash and various credit cards. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle or the residence. The offender or offenders committed the burglary while the homeowners were asleep upstairs.
A canvas of the neighborhood was conducted and officers located property taken from the above burglaries in neighborhood garbage cans. Neighbors of the victims contacted the police department to report they had video surveillance of suspects making unsuccessful attempts at trying to enter their homes around the time of the burglaries.
The suspect seen in the first video is described as a male wearing a knit hat, a light colored jacket and dark colored pants. Another suspect seen in the second video is described as a male wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt and light colored pants.
The videos of the suspects, possible offenders, can be viewed below:
Video of a suspicious subject, possible offender, in residential burglary cases on December 19, 2017. If you recognize this subject, please contact the Mount Prospect Police Department Investigations Section at 847-870-5654.
Video of a suspicious subject, possible offender, in residential burglary cases on 12-19-17. If you recognize this subject, please contact the Mount Prospect Police Department Investigations Section at 847-870-5654.
The Mount Prospect Police Department continues to investigate these residential burglaries and asks anyone who has information regarding these crimes to call the Mount Prospect Police Department’s Investigations Section at 847-870-5654.
Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers of Mount Prospect by calling 847-590-7867 or texting MPPD and your tip to 274637. Tips made through Crime Stoppers of Mount Prospect that lead to the arrest and prosecution of the offender(s) could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
The Mount Prospect Police Department reminds residents to lock their doors and windows of their homes and their vehicle doors, as there was no evidence of force being used to enter either of these two homes. The offender(s) appear to have been looking for unlocked/unsecured back doors or patio doors.
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Mount Prospect Police Department: Possible offender in two Mount Prospect burglaries.