From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department is investigating a car broken into at the Trussville Sports Complex on Saturday, October 23, 2021.
According to the Trussville Police Department, officers were dispatched to the sports complex on Pump House Road in reference to unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle. The victim stated that she returned to her vehicle between baseball games that were held at the sports complex when she noticed that the driver-side rear window of her black 2021 Ford Expedition had been shattered.
The victim looked inside the vehicle and noticed that several items were moved and the back seat had been laid down. The victim told officers that several items were missing, such as a purse, wallet, a set of Air Pods Pro, and an iPad Pro.
Officers began collecting evidence from the vehicle and were able to pull two fingerprints from the vehicle door. Additionally, a witness stated that he observed a suspicious person near the vehicle around the time of the break-in.
This is at least the third time that car break-ins have been reported in the last three months at the Sports Complex. The windows of two vehicles were shattered, and purses were taken from two vehicles parked at the location on Saturday, August 7, 2021. and another break-in was reported on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
Trussville Police Department does not have any suspects in custody at this time but is continuing to investigate the incident. If you have any information on the reported car break-ins, you are asked to call the Trussville Police Department at 205-655-2101.
The person or persons responsible could face charges including unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle and theft of property second-degree.
The story will be updated when more information becomes available.