Break-ins and thefts reported in Clarinda


October 19th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police in Clarinda are investigating three recent incidents of theft and or attempted break-ins. Officials say on Thursday, a Clarinda resident reported that her apartment on North 16th Street had been burglarized. Cash and electronic items valued at $1,050 were stolen. The incident, which occurred sometime between Oct. 16th and 17th at the Timber Creek Apartments, remains under investigation.

On Tuesday, Clarinda Police received a report of several padlocks on some storage units at 411 east Page Street having been damaged by someone using bolt cutters. At the time of the report, it had not been determined if anything was missing from the storage units owned by Dick Kline, of Clarinda. Damage to the units and padlocks however, was estimated at $50. The incident, which occurred sometime between Oct. 15th and 16th, remains under investigation.

And, on Sunday, Oct. 14th, employees with Randolph Excavation and Electrical reported to police in Clarinda, that someone stole copper from the business at 716 east Garfield Street. The loss was estimated at $900. The theft is believed to have occurred sometime between Oct. 12th and 14th. It also remains under investigation.