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Maypearl Police seeking help in burglary cases

ANDREW BRANCA Daily Light Staff Writer Follow Andrew on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/AndrewBrancaWDL or on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/AndrewBrancaWNI. Contact him atandrew.branca@waxahachietx.com or 469-517-1451. |Updated 7 hours ago

The Maypearl Police Department is seeking the help of the public in connection with two burglaries that took place at Ken’s Paint and Body Shop. The first burglary took place Friday, April 18 and the second burglary took place Saturday, May 3.

During the first burglary, suspects entered a fenced in lot and removed rims and tires off of a customer’s truck. The property was valued at around $300. The second burglary in involved a stolen five-foot by eight-foot utility trailer valued at $600.

Maypearl Police Chief Kevin Coffey encourages people who have information about the theft or might have witnessed something to call the police department.

Information about this offense can be provided through Crime Stoppers of Ellis County, which can be contacted at 972-937-PAYS (7297). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 dollars for information that leads to the arrest and/or conviction of this crime.

The tip line is answered 24-hours a day, seven days a week by volunteers, and a translator will be available if needed. It is also possible to send tips in via your computer atwww.tipsoft.com.

The Maypearl Police Department is located at 104 E. Second St. inside city hall. Officers at the department can be reached at 972-435-3671.

A Facebook page has been for created for Crime Stoppers of Ellis County and can be found by searching that name on that social media site. Crime Stoppers website is also available for anyone who needs information, and it can be found at www.elliscountycrimestoppers.org. All tips provided to the organization are anonymous and confidential.

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A quick message from the Waxahachie Police Dept.

Please be aware of your surroundings during this holiday season. 

Make sure all your valuables are out of sight when your out shopping or dinning. 

The large parking lots along 287 and 77 have seen a large increase in vehicles being broken into between the hours of 5-8pm.   

Typically the people drive up to a vehicle, jump out,  smash a window,  grab valuables, and take off. 

A message from the Waxahachie Police Dept. Other crime stories on the Help solve this crime page.

We are currently investigating a rash of car break-in’s at area restaurants. During dinner hours , thieves are breaking out windows of vehicles in which items such as laptops, purses and briefcases have been left out on the seats. The hardest hit areas are the restaurants located along the 287 Bypass service road near Hwy 77. We urge patrons of these businesses to remove or hide their valuables and personal items before going inside. 

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