Stolen vehicle recovered after police respond to burglary on Madison’s west side

Madison police squad car

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police are looking for suspects after a west-side resident reported seeing people checking area houses and vehicles with flashlights overnight.

Police were first called to the 5300 block of Denton Place when a caller reported seeing the suspects roaming the area. The suspects were already gone when officers arrived.

Officers then responded to the 7200 block of Tempe Drive for a report of people systematically checking the houses and vehicles. The suspects were also gone from that area when police arrived.

Police did end up finding an abandoned stolen vehicle that belonged to a resident on Teal Drive. That vehicle was processed and returned to the owner.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Madison Police Department at 608-255-2345 or Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.