Suspects arrested in connection to burglaries, stolen vehicle

Nikki Brahm, Assistant News Editor

Seven suspects were arrested in connection to several burglaries that occurred in residential areas near the UW Oshkosh campus and in connection to a stolen automobile complaint, according to a press release issued Tuesday by the Oshkosh Police Department.

From Sept. 9 to Sept. 27, there were nine burglaries and three attempted burglaries in residential areas surrounding campus. Unlocked homes, windows, garages and cars have been targeted at night.

According to the updated press release, three males ages 20 to 26 years old were arrested in connection with receiving stolen property. Four juveniles were also arrested in connection with multiple charges including party to the crime of a burglary, receiving stolen property and operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent.

The Oshkosh Police Department continues to urge the public to lock their homes, garages and vehicles, as well as hide valuables in their cars.