Burglar Hits Port Home While Resident is in Jail
Police have no leads in the missing Playstation 3, among other stolen items; the victim was arrested on Fish Day for stealing money and medication, and faces charges in connection with that theft.
Several items were stolen from a 21-year-old Port Washington man's apartment while he was in jail — ironically enough, for stealing.
Paul R. Nuedling called police on July 24 to report a Playstation 3, Sony recording device and friend's bicycle were missing from his apartment. He believed the items were stolen sometime before that Tuesday and Fish Day — when he was arrested for stealing money and medication from a craft booth at the fesitval.
Nuedling was taken to jail after the Fish Day incident, and his apartment was left unlocked, according to the police report. He told police that his parents had gone to the apartment to lock it, but when they arrived the items were already gone.
Open dresser drawers further convince Nuedling that someone had gone through his apartment, he told police.
He has a 9-year-old male cat that is missing, according to the police report. It's possible, however, that the cat left through a hole in the window that Nuedling made when trying to get back into the apartment after being out all day on Fish Day.
A DVD that had been inside the Playstation was swiped for finger prints, but nothing was found, according to the report. Police have checked with the Northeast Wisconsin Property Reporting System to see if, perhaps, the playstation was sold at a pawn shop; so far, there are no leads.
Nuedling faces a misdemeanor charge of theft of movable property and will appear in court at 10 a.m. Sept. 12 for a plea hearing.