Kewanee Police Investigating a Series of Car Break Ins

The Kewanee Police Department is investigating a series of car break ins that occurred over the weekend. Numerous reports on social media over the weekend of July 30th through August 1st, indicated that vehicles had been broken into in the area of Page Street among other neighborhoods. A post on the Neighborhood app showed Ring doorbell showed at least one suspect walking up to vehicles and checking whether the door to the vehicle was locked or not. Other reports indicated that more than one suspect was seen doing the same thing in the area and at least one report indicated that the suspects broke into at least one locked vehicle. reached out to Kewanee Police Chief Nick Welgat who confirmed that the Kewanee Police are investigating the incidents. For now, residents are reminded to make sure you lock your vehicle.

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