Thursday, October 8, 2009

Cadillac Police investigate two home invasions

CADILLAC - The Cadillac Police Department is investigating two home invasions in the city, one on Holly Road and the other on Maurer Street.
The Holly Road incident occurred between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on October 6 in the 600 block of Holly Road. The suspect(s) gained entry by breaking a window in the rear of the house. Stolen property included prescription medication, jewelry and a video camera.
No one was home at the time of the break-in.
The second incident occurred at 4:20 a.m. on Oct. 7. The suspects entered through a rear window.
The residents were home at the time, and one confronted the suspects, who ran from the house. No one was injured and nothing was taken.
The Cadillac Police Department deployed its K-9 unit and tracked the suspects for a short distance. Officers searched the area with assistance from the Wexford County Sheriff’s Department and Michigan State Police. The suspects remain at large.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Cadillac Police Department at 775-3491 or, if wishing to remain anonymous, the Silent Observer at 779-9215. A reward is offered in both incidents.
Officers from the Cadillac Police Department will be contacting residents living near both addresses.
Director of Public Safety, Jeff Hawke, said, "Citizens are reminded to lock their doors and windows, use exterior lighting and call 911 immediately to report any type of suspicious activity in their neighborhoods." 775-NEWS (6397)