REDMOND, OR -- A Redmond man faces multiple charges, following a string of car break-ins not far from his own neighborhood. According to police, multiple cars were broken into during the early morning hours of May 9 and 14.
The incidents were linked based on similar circumstances: the prowler entered unlocked cars to search for valuables, including portable electronics, bank documents and money. Jacob Austin Schunke was identified as a suspect through surveillance footage recovered from one of the homes.
While investigators executed a search warrant on his NE Third Street home, They discovered a stolen motorcycle and returned it to its owner. The 36-year-old man faces Multiple theft, trespassing and burglary charges, among others.
Redmond Police remind the community to always lock vehicles and not leave weapons, personal identity information, like bank records or Social Security cards, or other valuables in vehicles.