String of burglaries reported in Des Moines County

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Two burglaries were reported near Burlington, Iowa just days after a string of burglaries in Mediapolis.

According to the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Department, items were reported stolen from two Wever, Iowa households within a block of each other on July, 18, 2013.

In the 17800-block of Augusta Mill Road, gas, gas cans, and cash were reportedly stolen out of a garage. In the 17800-block of Skunk River Road, beer and a shotgun shell bag were reported stolen out of a shop.

The Mediapolis burglaries included thefts of gas cans, power tools, and a purse stolen out of a car.