Ten vehicles were broken into and eight of them had items stolen in the last three days, according to Annapolis Police.
The owners lost more than $3,000 in tools, laptops and cash. Only two of the vehicles showed any signs of forced entry, police said. In early October police investigated another string of nine vehicles that were broken into—only one of which showed signs of forced entry.
Here are the locations of the recent break-ins:
1. 300 block of Hilltop Lane—Someone broke the lock on the rear doors of a work van and stole a Klein work bag and a Husky bucket with miscellaneous carpenters tools. Police valued the tools at $2,570.
2. 1600 block of Margaret Avenue—Someone opened an unlocked car and took cash from the owner's wallet that was in the center console.
3. Unit block of Constitution Avenue—A HP Probook 4600 laptop and some loose change were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle.
4. 100 block of Granada Avenue—Someone opened an unlocked vehicle and took some loose change.
5. Unit block of Constitution Square—Police reported that although someone rummaged through this unlocked vehicle's glove box, it did not appear as though anything was stolen.
6. 100 block of Academy Street—Someone opened an unlocked vehicle and removed cash from the owner's purse.
7. Unit block of Melrob Court—Someone broke the lock on the rear tailgate of a work van and removed a red and black Husky tool bag containing hand tools, two vacuum pumps, volt meter and a Dewalt drill. Police valued the tools at $1,100.
8. 100 block of Monticello Avenue—Someone rummaged through the glove box of a vehicle, but nothing appeared to be stolen. Police said there was no damage to the vehicle.
9. Unit block of Stehle Street—Police said loose change was stolen from the center console of this vehicle, which was left unlocked.
10. Unit block of Constitution Avenue—Someone entered a vehicle and rummaged through the center console and glove compartment box. Police said no property was taken.