ADAMS -- Police are investigating over 20 car break-ins reported in locations across town in the early hours of Thursday morning, but have yet to turn up any suspects.
The first break-in was called in at 12:50 a.m. on the morning of June 11 from the Millhouses of Adams apartment complex on 75 Commercial St., according to police logs.
The caller reported pulling into the Millhouses parking lot and seeing three youths dressed in black running from a vehicle, according to police records. None have been identified and it still undetermined whether these youths are the suspects.
In the 24 hours following the initial report, police logged 16 additional callers and walk-ins reporting similar past break-ins to over 20 vehicles, all occurring during the same morning.
Victims reported break-ins at multiple locations along Alger Street, Melrose Street, Highland Avenue, Commer cial Street, Harding Avenue, Beech Street, East Road and Pine Street.
Money, ATM cards and other miscellaneous items are reported missing. Police believe the crimes are all related.
According to police, the investigation will involve tracking specific items taken for cases of resale, checking stolen ATM cards for attempted use, monitoring surveillance cameras owned by individuals and businesses near break-in locations and speaking to victims.
-- Phil Demers