Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013 -- 12:35 a.m.
Incident Type: Residential Burglary
Incident Date: 03/28/2013 - 7:00 AM
Address: 1100 block E. Dayton St.
Victim: Male, age 40, Madison
Details: A burglar entered an E. Dayton St. home through an unlocked backdoor last week while a family slept upstairs. A 40-year old father contacted the MPD early the next morning to report that the criminal had made off with several small electronic items and cash. Also taken, was an orange Overland Equipment messenger bag with brown trim, and a "dull blue" backpack, each of which contained some of the stolen items. A responding officer advised the couple to share the burglary information on their neighborhood list serve, reminding neighbors to lock doors.