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Lake Geneva police seek out break-in victims

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Gazette Staff
July 28, 2010
— Police are asking anyone whose vehicles might have been broken into last week to file a report to reclaim their property.

Officers responded to a report of vehicle break-ins in the 1100 block of Wells Street in the early morning hours Thursday, July 22, according to a news release from the Lake Geneva Police Department.


Officers canvassing the area spotted three teens walking out of a backyard with cell phone and GPS cords hanging out of their pockets. Police searched the teens and found several GPS units, iPods and digital cameras along with more than $40 in cash and coins, according to the release.


Jermaine M. Scott, 19, Chicago; Christopher A. George, 18, of 319 Franklin St., Genoa City; and a 16-year-old girl were taken to the police department.


Scott has been charged with two counts of theft, and George has been charged with one count of theft, according to online court records. Both are scheduled to appear in Walworth County Court on Thursday.


The 16-year-old girl was referred to juvenile authorities on similar charges, according to the release.


Police still have some GPS units and digital cameras they have not connected to owners. They are asking anyone who might be missing these items from their vehicles to contact the Lake Geneva Police Department at (262) 248-4455 and file a report.



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