Jackson County sheriff probes flurry of thefts from car, seeks public help to find more incidents

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BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WKBT) — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a spate of thefts from vehicles in the county.
The investigation began after deputies responded to a call Tuesday night of an interrupted theft from a vehicle in the Township of Brockway, according to a sheriff’s news release.
Deputies located suspects in the area who admitted to the thefts and acknowledged that they still possessed stolen property. The suspects were not able to identify all of the vehicles and/or locations where they had stolen items, but deputies recovered many stolen items.
The sheriff’s office asks that anyone with information about such incidents to call Jackson County Dispatch at (715) 284-5357.
In addition, anyone whose property has been stolen to call dispatch to report the theft.
Anonymous tips can be reported through Jackson County Crime Stoppers at (800) 228-3203.