Several thefts from vehicles occurred over the weekend, Bismarck Police reported, with one man charged in connection to one instance.
Matthew Isaac Warren, 20, of Bismarck, is charged with unlawful entry into a vehicle and false information to law enforcement. He allegedly took an 18-year-old Bismarck woman's wallet from her unlocked, unattended vehicle Sunday evening, Sgt. Mark Buschena said, allegedly later found in his motel room on the 1000 block of East Interstate Avenue.
The other thefts from vehicles largely occurred Saturday morning, including:
• A 22-year-old Bismarck man reported his backpack containing $100 shoes and some workout clothes stolen between 8 p.m. Friday and 6:21 p.m. Saturday from his possibly unlocked vehicle on 100 block of South Third Street.
• A 45-year-old man Mandan man reported his vehicle's window broken and $600 .40-caliber pistol stolen from his truck between 9:30 p.m. Friday and 7:20 a.m. Saturday on the 500 block of South 26th Street.
• Two vehicles broken into just before 8 a.m. Saturday on the 900 block of South Third Street. A 28-year-old Bismarck woman reported a stolen makeup bag. A 30-year-old Bismarck man reported a stolen backpack containing his wallet with his driver's license and credit cards, one of which was used at McDonald's later that morning. A small, dark blue car is a suspect vehicle.
• A 38-year-old Mandan man reported $300 damage to his vehicle and $760 in items stolen from inside between 8 and 8:15 a.m. Saturday, including knives, sunglasses and CDs. He had arrived at work on the 1400 block of Century Avenue, and was soon informed his window was shattered.
• A 25-year-old Mobridge, S.D., man reported his vehicle's window broken between 8 and 9:15 a.m. Saturday at a gym on the 500 block of South 15th Street. He reported stolen items including $600 binoculars, $160 in ammunition and $70 suppressor adapters as well as a harness and $400 window damage.
Buschena said the thefts could be related.