MPD: Two arrested in connection with northwest side burglary, stolen gun recovered
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police arrested two convicted felons in connection with a northwest side burglary and recovered a stolen gun.
The incident began around 10:45 p.m. on September 11th in the area of 104th Street and Lynx Road when a home was burglarized.
The suspects stole a gun from the home as well as the female victim’s 2015 Buick Encore SUV.
Around 5:00 a.m. on September 12, District Three officers located the Encore near 9th and Meinecke and the suspects inside the vehicle drove off. The car was eventually recovered a short time later in the area of 5th Street and Layton Avenue and two suspects were taken into custody.
The stolen gun was recovered in the flight path of one of the suspects.
The suspects arrested are a 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old man and both are convicted felons.
MPD will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days for charges.