Four homes in west Omaha were burglarized in recent days, two of them were the result of garage doors being left open.
According to police reports, on October 28th, thieves entered a garage with the door left open near 156th and Howard. Two cars were left unlocked and the crooks got away with wireless electronics and other items valued at $565.
Then on October 29th, crooks entered a garage near 90th and Pacific, rummaged through some cabinets and stole a leaf blower and air compressor, total worth estimated at $340. The woman living at the home believes her husband left the door open when he left for work.
On November 4th, a detached garage was forced open near Regency Parkway. Crooks got away with a gold bag and clubs, surround audio system, golf shoes, miter saw and sawsall. Total value is estimated at $3,500.
Finally, on November 5th a family returned from vacation to find their front door kicked in near 96th and Franklin. Thieves stole an estimated $2,500 in jewelry, a laptop valued at $600, flat screen TV worth $1,200 and a Winchester .22 cal revolver valued at $350 along with other items.
No word yet if the crimes are related.