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Thousands in Eyewear Stolen

Updated: 09/17/2014 - Over 60-thousand dollars worth of eyewear stolen from a local sales woman.

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Storage Unit Break-In

Posted: 09/10/2014 - When Dana Jenkins came to drop off a few boxes at his storage unit at Armor Storage he discovered someone else had already been there.

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Burglars Bust Into Third Floor Apartment

Posted: 08/20/2014 - It's been just over a week since a burglar broke into a woman's apartment in the Lionshead complex near 108th Street and Blondo Street. She tells WOWT 6 News since she's come back one question remains on her mind. "Why me? Just those two words, why me?" said the victim who wants to remain anonymous.

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Trusted Renters Turn Into Burglars

Updated: 08/13/2014 - Liset Hernandez is in shock as she walks through her rental property. In February, she decided to rent out the place she called home to a family. Everything seemed to be going well, until the beginning of August.

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Quick Thinking Neighbors Help Police Catch A Burglary Suspect

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Marlin Stratton lived on 28th Street and Ida Street for 15 years. "Neighbors look out for neighbors in this neighborhood, so look out guys," said Stratton. So when he decided to move away and put the house on the market to sell, he didn't worry, knowing his neighbors would keep an eye on it.

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Thieves Make Off With Newlyweds' Memories

Updated: 07/30/2014 - Many call their wedding day the happiest day of their lives. Those memories were taken away from one newlywed couple in a moment's work by a thief.

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Burglaries Driving Omahan to Greener Pastures

Updated: 07/23/2014 - A lifetime in Omaha has brought too many burglaries for one man. Jim McGeorge says he’s ready to move and his parting wish is that police catch the latest burglar.

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Burglar Hits Historical Building At Weak Point

Updated: 07/17/2014 - The Old Mattress Factory is a place for fun, food and drinks. Most of the time, it's packed with people. But on July 7th, in the middle of the night when the doors were locked, a man decided to break-in. "The police said it was probably someone who has been in here before," said Peter Violi, Manager.

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Victim Gets Burglarized While Out To Breakfast

Posted: 07/09/2014 - Jeffery Peterson admits he's a bit of a homebody. "Very rarely do I do anything that early in the morning," said Peterson. But on the first of the month, he decided to go out and get breakfast. When he got home, he walked up to the door to go inside. "When I stuck my key in, and turned it. It didn't feel right," said Peterson.

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Copper Burglars Target Vacant 'For Sale' and 'For Rent' Homes

Updated: 07/02/2014 - It's not always easy saying good bye. Especially when what you are saying goodbye to used to be called home sweet home. "I bought this home two years before my goal, I wanted to buy my first home by the time I was 40, and I did it when I was 38. It was my dream, it was my best starter home," said Nancy Lee, homeowner. Clint and Nancy put their beloved home up on the market in March, but just a few weeks ago their little house was broken into.

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Batteries Ripped From School Buses

Posted: 01/23/2014 - Omaha Police have new evidence to use in a series of burglaries in the industrial area between 60th and 72nd Streets off of Grover. Thieves can clearly be seen breaking into a bus yard where they stole dozens of school bus batteries.

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Employee Theft Investigation

Updated: 01/09/2014 - An employee theft case investigated by the Cass County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in a felony charge.

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Unlikely Target For Thieves

Updated: 02/11/2014 - There is no cash on hand. No tablets or cell phones, not even a Playstation. The yard at Flinn Paving Company might be the last place you would expect a burglary and that's probably what the two thieves that were caught on video believed.

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Millard Thief Strikes at Lunchtime

Updated: 02/11/2014 - If there's a time and place you wouldn't expect a burglary, this was both. Jimmy Overman's home backs up to the Millard Branch of the Omaha Public Library so a burglary in broad daylight was the last thing he expected when he stepped out for a couple of hours.

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Burglars Are Back: Another Report From The Knolls

Updated: 02/11/2014 - During a crime spree in in the spring Omaha Police indicated there were more than a dozen reports of burglaries in the area just east of The Knolls golf course. In the months since then we have documented a handful more burglary reports.

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Homeowner's System Catches Thieves In Action

Updated: 02/11/2014 - After thieves broke into his home the first time Neil Willer installed an alarm system. A second burglary prompted the addition of security cameras set up in plain sight so potential thieves would know they're on video. None of it worked. Thieves struck again but, at least this time, he has good images of the suspects.

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String of Southwest Omaha Burglaries

Updated: 02/11/2014 - Whoever broke into to Dave Eerie's lot didn't feel pressure to work quickly. "They took their time and I think there was a bunch of them, almost like one of those flash mobs," said Eerie.

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Single Mom Burglarized Twice

Updated: 02/11/2014 - An Omaha mother has been forced to have some difficult conversations with her two children after their home was burglarized. Chantalle Ferguson has been through this before and has advice for all of us, not just single moms.

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Stopping Thieves On Construction Sites

Updated: 02/11/2014 - An Omaha based construction firm is using a cutting edge approach to an old school problem. Lund Ross Constructors uses Wi-Fi and security cameras that are powered by battery packs to provide security to job sites long before permanent electric is installed.

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New Photos & Video of Suspect Released

Posted: 10/31/2013 - For months someone has been hauling away thousands of dollars worth of scrap metal from area businesses. Police had a few leads before and now they have a picture of a man and video of the car they believe he's driving.

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Paralyzed Veterans Ripped Off

Posted: 10/24/2013 - It's happened to churches and pre-schools so maybe we shouldn't be surprised that the Paralyzed Veterans of America building in Omaha was broken into by thieves.

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Showdown With Armed Thief

Updated: 10/24/2013 - Claudie Laizure was walking towards his house as the thief was walking out, carrying his television. "I started to go after him but that's when he pulled out his gun," recalls Laizure.

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Thieves Hit West O Stores, Dump Safe In Bluffs

Posted: 10/11/2013 - Three burglaries within an hour at two locations in Southwest Omaha certainly appear to be connected. Security cameras at two stores help lay out the suspects' methods but it's what was found in Council Bluffs that could help lead to an arrest.

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