From the Decatur Police Department:
On Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, Decatur Police received reports of five vehicles entered the previous night in the Melrose Avenue/Drexel Avenue/Emerson Avenue area. All of the vehicles were unsecured. Loose change, a GPS unit and a radar detector were taken. Four of the five vehicles entered were parked in driveways and the fifth vehicle was parked on the street.
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, Decatur Police received reports of four vehicles entered during late afternoon-early evening hours while victims were visiting a park, gymnastics studio, yoga studio and recreation center. The incidents occurred in the following areas and time frames:
- 100 block of Nelson Ferry Road (3:40-4:00pm)
- 400 block of West Ponce de Leon Avenue (5:45-7:30 pm)
- 400 block of East Lake Drive (3:30-6:15pm)
- 2600 block of Talley Street (5:15pm-6:15pm)