At least 8 vehicle break-ins reported in Lander Tuesday morning

The Lander Police Department was busy Tuesday morning collecting reports of car thefts and break-ins.

  • At 6:43 a.m. a vehicle owner reported their truck was broken into sometime during the night.
  • At 7:10 a.m. a vehicle was reported stolen from N. 3rd Street. That vehicle was later located in Casper, crashed. The damage is estimated at roughly $5,000.
  • At 7:49 a.m. a report of tools missing from a vehicle was reported on Main Street. The tools valued at around $200.
  • At 7:58 a.m. a vehicle break-in was reported on S. 2nd Street. The vehicle owner reported missing $40 in cash and a $20 electronic charger.
  • At 8:04 a.m. a vehicle was broken into on Lincoln Street, the owner reported finding nothing missing.
  • At 10:03 a.m. a vehicle on Washakie Street reported a vehicle break-in and theft of an engine performance tuner. The value of the stolen property was totaled around $500.
  • At 12:10 p.m. a vehicle on Main Street was reportedly broken into. The LPD report says that nothing was taken from the vehicle, but someone had left a “confetti canon party popper” behind in the car.
  • At 2:40 p.m. a vehicle break-in was reported on Garfield Street. A pistol was taken valued at $500.

An attempt for more information from LPD has not yet been returned.

LPD did remind residents via a press release Wednesday morning to always lock their vehicles and when possible, keep valuables inside with them, especially overnight.

Anyone with information about these crimes is urged to contact the Lander Police Department at: (307) 332-3131