“Officers later determined the Audi was stolen out of the town of Sun Prairie,” DeSpain said.
The wife called her husband to tell him what was going on at home, so he ran back to the house.
“By the time they made it back to where the Range Rover had been, it was gone,” DeSpain said.
The only good news was nothing else appeared to have been taken from their home.
Finding and arresting car thieves has become a priority for local law enforcement.
“This month alone, Madison police have apprehended eight young people for operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent,” DeSpain said. “Other Dane County law enforcement agencies have arrested another dozen suspects through July.”
Of the 20 stolen vehicle cases in Madison so far this month, 16 had keys inside the vehicle.
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