Dodge, Jefferson County authorities investigating string of burglaries

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ASHIPPUN, Wis. — Dodge and Jefferson county law enforcement officials are asking the public to keep an eye out for two men who are suspected to be responsible for a string of burglaries in the counties.

According to a news release from the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, authorities in both counties are investigating a series of burglaries with similar descriptions.

Dodge County officials said one of the suspects knocks on a door and identifies himself as worker for a local power company in an attempt to get homeowners to walk the property line away from the home. Meanwhile, the other suspect enters the home and steals items.

Dodge County authorities are investigating a case in the Town of Ashippun and Jefferson County authorities are investigating three cases in Jefferson, Concord and Ixonia.

Authorities said the suspects drive a white Chevrolet truck with blue decals on the doors and toolboxes on the back. The suspects are described as being in their 30s. Both have dark hair and acne scars on their faces. Officials said they may be anywhere from 5 feet, 9 inches tall to 6 feet tall. One of them may speak with a Spanish accent.

Officials said residents should make sure to lock their doors and windows any time they leave the house.

Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to contact the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said deputies are patrolling the area in search of the suspects.