LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Around 100 cars were burglarized in the Summerlin area over the past month, according to Las Vegas police.

In a press conference, Summerlin Area Command Captain Joseph Lepore shared that several reports of auto burglaries in the 8900 block of West Post Road came in on Feb. 3 around 3:10 a.m.

Due to the late hour of the investigation, officers unable to identify and contact every individual involved.

By Feb. 7, around 70 vehicles were identified as burglarized. On Feb. 8, officers discovered an additional 30 burglarized vehicles in the 9200 block of West Charleston Boulevard.

An initial investigation uncovered surveillance video that revealed the suspect to be a thin-built male adult around 20-25 years of age.

Capt. Lepore said the investigation is ongoing, though detectives are reviewing each case to find leads and surveillance video to identify the suspect.

“Our mission is to provide exceptional police services in partnership with the community,” he said. “We have increased enforcement and surveillance efforts in the area, but we cannot be everywhere all the time. We need you, the community, to help. If you see something, say something and call 911.

He continued, “You can protect yourself from this criminal by locking your car, taking your belongings, and hiding items that you store in your vehicle. Don’t give this individual a reason to break into your vehicle.”

Anyone with information about these incidents is urged to contact Summerlin Area Command detectives at 702 828 9455. Or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702 385 5555, or on the internet at


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