Seven Car Burglaries in Skowhegan Over Weekend

SKOWHEGAN - Police are asking for the public's help in finding those responsible for seven vehicle burglaries over the weekend in Skowhegan.

Officials say the cars involved were parked in the area of North Avenue, spanning from Maple Street to Dr. Mann Road.


Money, GPS devices and other electronics were among the items reported stolen from the unlocked vehicles.


Last week in Madison at least nine cars were broken into and two cars stolen.


"We believe that it's the same people since it's been over the course of a few days," Chief Ted Blais, of Skowhegan Police Department, says. "We haven't had that many car breaks in a while, and to have two that are within five or ten miles of each other is uncommon."


Chief Blais is asking anyone with information to call the Skowhegan Police Department at 474-6908, or the Madison Police Department at 696-5373.


He also minds owners to keep your car doors locked.

Karina Bolster

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Karina joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX Bangor News team in March of 2013. Raised as part of a military family, she likes to consider Massachusetts as her "home-base". Karina graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where she majored in Communications. From January 2012 to July 2012, Karina was a student reporter for New England Cable News (NECN) and would take part in a live shot every Tuesday for The Morning Show, covering topics from current events to the "Trophy Town" teams.

Karina also has a huge passion for sports. While in college she interned for New England Sports Network (NESN) as a “NESN Daily” intern, as well as the TD Garden, working in the control room for the Bruins and Celtics games. Also as a former college softball player, she loves staying active and looks forward to trying some of the sports the Bangor area has to offer!

Karina Bolster
ABC 7/FOX 22 Bangor
(207) 945-6457 X 3118

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