Police Notes: Aug. 16

Aug. 16, 2011

Six arrested in Menards burglaries

West Allis police have arrested a total of six people believed to have burglarized Menards, 2535 S. 108th St., five times between July 22 and Aug. 5.

A total of roughly $5,000 worth of copper piping was taken in those burglaries, police said.

Five of the six arrested are from West Allis, the sixth is from Milwaukee.

The key to apprehending the suspects were covert surveillance techniques, police said.

The case was forwarded to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office for review and possible charges.

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