Crime

Myrtle Beach police respond to several recent home break-ins

Myrtle Beach police have responded to several reports of home burglaries in the past three days, including two that happened on the same street and one close by those, according to police reports.

Police were called about 12 p.m. Tuesday to a home on the 3900 block of Camellia Drive, off of 44th Avenue North, where a 44-year-old victim reported the incident, authorities said.

The victim told police she left for work about 1 a.m. and that her children went to school at 7 a.m. and her home should have been locked when they left. She told officers that items including, money, jewelry, and televisions were taken, according to the report.

Police responded to a call for a break-in on the 4500 block of Camellia Drive about 5 a.m. Thursday where a 44-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man reported

told police that a screen from their kitchen window had been taken off, and vitamins kept on the window sill were found on patio furniture outside the window, but nothing appeared to have been taken from their home, according to the report.

In the third instance police were called about a home burglary about 7:45 a.m. Thursday at the 800 block of 44th Avenue North, officers said.

A 64-year-old man and a 51-year-old woman said they thought someone had been in their home between 2:45 and 4 a.m. The victims said they accidentally left the back door unlocked and thought someone came in through it.

The man told police that $70 was taken from his wallet and that $30 was taken from the woman’s purse, according to the report.

Police are still investigating the incidents. No arrests had been made in connection with the break-ins as of Thursday morning.

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