Kaplan Telephone on Irving Street reported someone had gained entry into their building by removing an air conditioner.
Taken in the burglary were medications for an employee.
At Tangles Hair Salon on Cushing Avenue, employees noticed that the candy machine had been burglarized, and all the equipment drawers at each stylist station were opened and rummaged through.
The culprit had entered through a small window on a door on the second floor of the building.
At Heather’s Hair Salon on Herpin, someone cut the screen and entered the business through the window.
Nothing was taken.
On routine patrol, Sgt. Bruce Ashley observed the warehouse door at Farrel’s Hardware was open after hours.
After further observation, it was determined that money from a gumball machine was missing, along with change for the cash register.
Chief of Police Steve Perry said the investigation is continuing in all the burglaries.
No arrests have been made.
Chief Perry is asking for the public’s assistance in helping to capture the person/persons responsible for the burglaries.
“If you see something or someone that is suspicious,” said Perry, “please give us a call immediately. We appreciate any help we receive.”
In an unrelated incident, Kaplan police received a tip that someone had stolen cigarettes and had left the building.
Police officers later found the suspect riding down the road with cartons of cigarettes on him.
Glen Saltzman, 43, 700 N. Lejeune, Kaplan, was arrested and charged with burglary, disturbing the peace by being loud and disorderly and assaulting a police officer.
Chief Perry also stated that his officers found a chain saw in the area of Third and Lejeune Street.
If you are missing a chain saw, please contact the Kaplan Police Department to give a description and it will be returned to you.