Edmond gym patrons report auto burglaries

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<p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>The Edmond Sun</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><em>Mark Schlachtenhaufen</em></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Several cars parked at an Edmond fitness center have been burglarized, an officer reported.</span></p><p>On Monday, officers learned about the incidents, which involved a 2012 Toyota Highlander and a 2012 Toyota SUV, according to incident reports filed by Police Officer Jeff Smith. Total loss estimated by one victim was $405; total loss estimated by the second was $1,025.</p><p>At about 10 a.m., Smith was dispatched to Gold’s Gym, 1409 E. Danforth Road, in reference to an auto burglary.</p><p>He met the victim in the parking lot. She said she went into the gym at about 9 a.m. An hour later, she returned to her car, the SUV, and saw that the front, passenger side window had been shattered and her purse had been taken from the front passenger side floorboard, Smith stated.</p><p>Items listed as missing were: A $600 Coach purse; an Oklahoma driver’s license, credit cards, a check book and $100 in cash. Damage to the vehicle was listed at $300.</p><p>During the same call, dispatch told Smith a second vehicle had been burglarized.</p><p>Smith stated the victim went into the gym at about 9 a.m. and returned an hour later to find the rear driver’s side window of her 2012 Toyota Highlander shattered and her purse missing from the back seat floorboard.</p><p>Items reported as stolen were: A purse; a Colorado driver’s license; $40 in cash; and debit and credit cards. Damage to the car was listed at $300.</p><p>Both vehicles were insured.</p><p>This is not the first time in recent months that burglars have targeted cars parked at Edmond fitness centers. Police urge motorists to either stow their belongings in the trunk of their vehicles or take them with them.</p>
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Edmond , OK
Coordinates: 35° 40' 4.9692" N, 97° 27' 40.8456" W
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Monday, September 16, 2013 - 9:30pm
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