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Sophisticated Suspects Avoid Arrest

Posted: 03/01/2013 - They're never in a rush, never show their face and they don't hide what methods they use to stay one step ahead of police. "They're calm while they're inside because...

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Burglary Uploaded to YouTube

Updated: 02/08/2013 - It looks like every other home in this West Omaha neighborhood near 108th & Q Streets, but Ryan Richards has a few secrets. "My friends call it Ft. Knox," jokes Richards.

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Homeowner Dealing With A Funeral & Burglary

Posted: 01/18/2013 - Don't put it past burglars to read the obituaries to find new targets. If they know you're at a funeral or just passed away it can present an opportunity. Todd Plagge isn't sure that's exactly what happened to him.

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"What Are You Doing In My House?!"

Posted: 01/11/2013 - It's even smaller than the jail cell she ended up in but the bathroom proved to be a perfect spot to hold a burglary suspect after a family returned home to find an unexpected visitor.

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No Failure To Communicate Among Thieves

Posted: 12/28/2012 - Two suspects armed with a pry bar and wire cutters had another piece of equipment that helped them stay one step ahead of police. It all seems to match a previous crime down to their method of communication.

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Suspect Shows More Than His Face

Updated: 12/14/2012 - Business owner Hans Schroeder can laugh about the suspect in a recent burglary. He certainly knows who the butt of the joke is. Now other West Omaha business owners are curious if the guy with the loose fitting pants is responsible for burglaries on the same night.

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Assist to ABLE 1 in Burglary Arrest

Posted: 12/07/2012 - Officers pursuing the suspect through streets and, sometimes front yards, knew they could let the alleged burglar go. For now.

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Thief Skates Out With Hockey Players' Wallets

Posted: 11/30/2012 - Drop in hockey games at Motto-Mclean Ice Arena can be a great stress reliever for Omaha's amatuer hockey crowd but a thief only made life more frustrating after lying to get past the front desk staff.

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Some Thieves Make It Easy For Police

Posted: 11/23/2012 - It's not exactly the heart of grilling season but three Weber grills along with accessories were among the items taken by thieves at an Omaha Outdoor Kitchen. It wasn't caught on camera but another crime was and the thief didn't make catching him much of a chore.

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Burglary Suspect Leaves Behind A Mess

Posted: 11/15/2012 - Before Miguel Flores could worry about replacing his laptop computer or winter jacket he had a mess to clean up and not just broken glass.

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Omaha Dog Park Hit By Thieves

Posted: 11/09/2012 - The risk certainly doesn't equal the reward but that isn't stopping a thief from stripping the copper wiring out of light poles at area parks and softball fields.

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Burglary Looks Like An Inside Job

Updated: 11/02/2012 - It didn't take Todd Daganaar long to realize that his businesses were being singled out by a burglary susupect. "It was either very well cased or he had operated our cash drawer personally," said Daganaar.

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Omaha-Based Company Providing Peace of Mind

Updated: 10/26/2012 - Police will tell you the harder the target, the less likely a thief is to pursue it. Omaha based Security Equipment Inc. is doing their part to lockdown homes and businesses in the ultra competitive security and alarm industry.

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Thief Looks A Little Too Familiar With Store's Layout

Updated: 10/19/2012 - In and out in less than a minute and that includes the time it took to unplug and drag an ATM out of an Omaha convenience store. But the quick work and obvious knowledge of the layout isn't the only clue that these guys had planned ahead.

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"It's Just Sad That You Can't Trust People"

Posted: 10/12/2012 - It was the only trailer in the yard that Nationwide Transportation used for equipment storage. It was also the only one that was hit by thieves who rolled thousands of dollars worth of tires and wheels off the lot.

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Thief Crippling Small Businesses

Updated: 10/05/2012 - As Toni Santoro will tell you jokingly, "It takes us four times as long to make a dollar as it does everybody else." That's the reality for the owners of laundromats around the metro but lately those dollars have been disappearing and their equipment has been vandalized.

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Suspect Identified In Elkhorn Burglaries

Updated: 09/28/2012 - Working from security footage and still images taken hours after a burglary, Omaha Police say Matthew Berney is the man they're after.

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Particular Thief Caught On Tape

Posted: 09/27/2012 - The owner of an Omaha Tobacco Outlet store believes the suspect who broke into his store had been in there before. The video appears to verify those suspicions.

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Clever Thieves Hit Omaha Church

Updated: 09/24/2012 - Whoever broke into the Christ Community Church maintenance building had a good idea of what they would find and how they would escape.

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Updated: 09/14/2012 - A Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan was just hoping to spend some time at the lake with his fiance. It lasted one day.

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Bald Bandit Hits Three Targets

Updated: 08/31/2012 - Nobody's getting rich by operating a laundromat, "It takes us four times as long to make a dollar." Toni Santoro can laugh about the business model but her family owned laundry operations have been hit twice in the past three weeks in part of a larger pattern with one suspect.

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Disturbing Find After Burglary

Updated: 08/24/2012 - An Omaha mission was among the targets we cover in this week's Burglaries & Break-ins report.

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Bareback Burglars Strike Brickyard

Updated: 08/24/2012 - The first day in a new location was certainly memorable for employees with Yankee Hill Brick Company. Thieves pulled into their yard in the middle of the night and packed a trailer while surveillance cameras were rolling.

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"Wannabe Gangster" In Custody

Updated: 08/24/2012 - The owner of an Elkhorn beverage store had a pretty good idea who broke into his store. He even had a nickname for him.

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