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Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 2: Thefts

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Recent thefts reported in Cottage Grove:

A Cottage Grove woman reported Sept. 20 that unlocked vehicles were entered in the 9700 block of Hillside Trail. A wallet and miscellaneous change were stolen. Total loss: $100.


A Cottage Grove resident reported Sept. 20 that someone entered an attached garage at a home in the 8600 block of Jenner Lane and stole a jar full of change and several gift cards worth a total of $350. The gift cards were found at another Cottage Grove home which also had been hit by thieves.

A Cottage Grove man reported Sept. 21 that a child’s bike was stolen from a garage at a home in the 7700 block of Hinton Avenue.

A 25-year-old Cottage Grove man was ticketed for theft after stealing sunglasses from Rainbow Foods, 7282 East Point Douglas Road, on Sept. 22.

A Cottage Grove resident reported Sept. 23 that a GPS device and flexible mount ($185 total value) were stolen from a vehicle in the 8600 block of Jenner Lane.

Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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