Vehicle Burglaries

Last week, 6 break-ins in Southern AJ were reported to AJPD

Overnight Monday into Tuesday morning, July 17, several residents in the southern part of Apache Junction discovered their unlocked vehicles had been burglarized.

Officials at Apache Junction Police Department say that many of these vehicles were parked on the street.

A variety of articles have been reported taken. The thieves were very active; as many as fifteen (15) cases have been reported as of Tuesday morning.

The area that these car burglaries occurred includes:

  • 1700 – 1900 blocks of E. 36th Avenue
  • 1900 block of E. 37th Avenue
  • 3700 block of S. Wickiup Road
  • 3200 block of S. Warner Drive
  • 3500 block of S. Warner Drive
  • 3600 block of S. Descanso Road

If your vehicle was unlawfully entered, even if there does not appear to be anything missing, please report this to the police department at 480-982-8260. This will help us to track where the suspects have traveled and evidence may be found to help identify the suspects.

If you have any information that could help to identify the suspects, please call the AJPD tip line, 480-474-8585.

Help us to reduce crime. Lock your car or truck every time that you leave it. Keep from being a victim of opportunity. Thieves look for an easy target—refuse to become a victim! These crimes occurred throughout the southern part of the city, but criminals know no boundaries. They could easily come to any neighborhood in the city. Crime prevention should be in your daily routine. Make it a habit to lock your car doors and take your keys. Use your outside lights at night.

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