Several vehicle break-ins reported in past 24 hours

A Jonesboro Police Department patrol car. Photo by Stan Morris.

JONESBORO, Ark. – Crooks continue to target vehicles in Jonesboro and from Monday to Tuesday morning, Jonesboro police were investigating several incidents.

It was just after 1 p.m. Monday when police were dispatched to an apartment at 901 Scott Street. A 2008 Ford Explorer had the driver’s side window smashed. From inside, a purse was stolen but nothing of value was said to be in the purse.

At about 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, a car alarm went off in the area of the 4000-block of Covington. A silver Ford Explorer was targeted, along with a Range Rover in the same driveway. Approximately 15 old silver coins, said to be valued at $4,500, were stolen from one of the vehicles. 

At 6:46 a.m. Tuesday morning, JPD was dispatched to the 300-block of North Rogers Street where a 2006 Dodge Durango had a rear passenger window busted out – but nothing could be found that was stolen.

Across the road, at 7 a.m. Tuesday, police took yet another report from a victim who also had the window busted out of her Dodge. The 2010 Dodge Charger had the driver side window smashed. Cash, a Walmart credit card, a purse and some other personal items were taken.

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