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Appliances stolen, multiple new homes burglarized on southwest side

A homebuyer within the Sage Valley Neighborhood says she arrived to her new residence with the door kicked-in and her new furnishings nowhere to be discovered.

SAN ANTONIO — Appliances have been stolen from multiple new homes on the southwest side.

As one latest homebuyer instructed KENS 5, she put up cameras after discovering her entrance door kicked-in.

This occurred within the Sage Valley neighborhood off Medina Base Road. It’s strolling distance from Lackland Air Force Base, with new homes being constructed by the minute.

Tanya O., a new Sage Valley house owner who requested KENS 5 to withhold her final title, closed on her residence in April. She says her pleasure upon shopping for the house rapidly became concern.

“10 hours later, I go to my property, have my new key to my new house and my door was kicked in,” she recalled. “This didn’t even happen at night. It happened in broad daylight.”

She says comforters, kitchenware and different new objects for the house disappeared, together with a number of packages sitting outdoors.

“I put video cameras all over my house after this happened to me,” stated Tanya.

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Since putting in cameras, Tanya says she’s caught extra suspicious exercise on tape.

“Appliances out of four to five homes were taken,” she stated. 

In an incident report KENS 5 obtained from SAPD, it says the development supervisor of the location in Sage Valley instructed police he got here to test on the homes after the weekend of November 20.

He instructed officers he found six homes have been burglarized off Diamond Valley and Emerald Valley. He stated the suspects used a device to pry open again doorways and steal a water heater and a range.

The web site supervisor believes the suspects took off with the property in a U-Haul.

“Three days later, we find out that cabinets were also taken,” stated Tanya.

Tanya believes she caught the suspects on digicam and turned the video into each the location supervisor and police.

“It’s up to the neighborhood and the community to try to put a stop to these guys that are out there terrorizing the neighborhood,” she stated.

If you may have any details about these thefts, name SAPD South Patrol Property Crimes and consult with case quantity SAPD 21-234706.

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