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UPDATE: Burglar Steals $7,000 Worth of Bus Tickets from Madison Metro

UPDATED Friday, July 20, 2012 --- 12:35 p.m.

From the Madison Police Department:

Arrested:
Jason A. Mounsey, age 31, Madison
The MPD is recommending Mr. Mounsey be charged with Burglary and Felony Theft.

Details:
The MPD has identified a suspect (see above) in the burglary (stolen bus tickets) and a detective is requesting the Dane County District Attorney charge him with Burglary and Felony Theft.

The suspect is the same man arrested for a recent purse theft. Moments before the suspect’s arrest in the purse snatching case he tried to sell a 61-year old man some discounted bus tickets. When he was taken into custody, the arresting officer found 20 to 25 bus passes in his pockets. They were of different types, including some earmarked for seniors and the disabled.

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Posted Thursday, July 12, 2012 --- 1:55 p.m.

Incident Report from the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type:
Non-Residential Burglary

Incident Date:
07/11/2012 - 8:01 AM

Address:
1245 E. Washington Ave. (Madison Metro)

Details:
A burglar broke into an office at Madison Metro, 1245 E. Washington Ave., Tuesday night or Wednesday morning and got away with money from a cash box as well as more than $7,000 worth of bus tickets.

The office had been locked Tuesday afternoon. The break-in was discovered Wednesday morning.


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