Over the past few weeks there have been a number of residential daytime
burglaries in western Hennepin County. Three of these burglaries have been committed at unoccupied homes in the City of Greenwood. It is believed that the same individual(s) are responsible for these burglaries and are trying to establish beforehand if anyone is home. Various vehicles are being used to commit these burglaries and alarm systems have been disabled to avoid detection.
The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department (SLMPD) has stepped up patrols in residential neighborhoods and is coordinating investigative efforts with other law enforcement agencies experiencing similar burglaries in their respective communities. The public can help by being extra observant and immediately calling 911 if they witness any suspicious activity. As much detail as possible should be provided when reporting suspicious activity.Homeowners should take extra precautions to secure their property and can obtain helpful crime prevention tips on this website.