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Janesville Police Department
Thursday April 20th, 2023 :: 04:33 p.m. CDT


Request for Public Assistance – Attempted Burglary

The Janesville Police Department is seeking public assistance identifying suspects, who attempted to burglarize a residence in the middle of the day.
On April 17, 2023 at 2:20 pm officers responded to a residence in the 2400 block of Clover Ln for an attempted burglary. The suspects had left prior to officer arrival. The homeowner was home at the time.
At first, an unknown female (photo attached) arrived in a black SUV (photo attached), approached the residence, and knocked on the front door. The homeowner did not answer. The unknown female left in the black SUV.
Minutes later a blue Nissan sedan arrived (photos attached). Two suspects wearing black surgical masks (photo attached) exited the vehicle and walked to the back of the residence. They attempted to gain entry through the back-sliding glass door. The homeowner confronted them and they fled. They got back in the suspect vehicle (Nissan Sedan) and left the area.
On April 18, 2023 Pleasant Prairie, WI Police department investigated an attempted burglary with similar suspects and vehicle (blue Nissan sedan). We have confirmed the two incidents are related. The Janesville Police Department and Pleasant Prairie Police Department have been in contact and both agencies are still working on the investigations.  
The Janesville Police Department appreciates the working relationship we have with our community and are seeking assistance with this investigation. We are requesting that anyone having information regarding this incident to contact the Janesville Police Department at (608)755-3100, Rock County Communications at (608)757-2244, CrimeStoppers at (608)756-3636 or submit a tip on your smartphone using the P3 app. CrimeStoppers and P3 tips are anonymous.
Incident Number: JV2317944
Location: 2400 Block of Clover
By: Deputy Chief Chad Pearson
Date: 04/20/2023
Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


Janesville Police Department
100 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-755-3100

Deputy Chief Chad Pearson
Patrol Operations
[email protected]

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