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Police arrest Monona man following string of burglaries

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MONONA (WKOW) – Police arrested a Monona man Friday on burglary and theft charges following a string of burglaries at a business on the 5400 block of Monona Drive.

According to the Monona Police Department, they learned that a current employee was a suspect in prior incidents. The employee was believed to leave an unused door unlocked when he worked.

The business’ owners found the door unlocked again on Friday and called the police. Monona detectives and an officer hid inside the business after closing and a short time later, a suspicious person was seen approaching the business. The suspect then went into the business through the unlocked door, approached the location where he believed money was located, and was seen removing a portion of cash from a bag. Before taking the cash, officers identified themselves and arrested the suspect, who was an employee of the business and had worked the evening shift the prior night. The suspect was identified as Jarid Hinz, 22. He was booked into Dane County Jail on burglary and theft charges.

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