Man Arrested in String of Milwaukee Auto Thefts

A Milwaukee man was arrested Friday in connection with a string of car break-ins.

According to officials with the Oak Creek Police Department, a 27 year-old Milwaukee men was arrested Friday after a foot pursuit. Police say he entered or attempted to enter at least nine vehicles near an apartment complex at the intersection of 20th Street and College Avenue.

He was arrested and charged with three counts of theft, three counts of criminal property damage to property, two counts of entering locked vehicles, and one count of resisting arrest.
Police say the man was especially interested in car batteries. He took or tried to take batteries from several of the vehicles.

He was caught after a resident in the apartment complex saw him entering cars and phoned police shortly after 1:00 a.m. Friday.

If you have been charged with a similar crime in Milwaukee, please contact the Milwaukee auto theft defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C., S.C., at (414) 271-9595.