Police say that the nine thefts and one attempted theft occurred in the overnight hours between Sunday and Wednesday. Thefts were reported in the following areas:
- Five vehicles parked in the 1600-block of North Marywood Avenue
- Two vehicles parked in the 1200-block of Marywood Court
- One vehicle parked in the 1700-block of North Marywood
- One vehicle parked in the 1100-block of Tollview Avenue
In the attempted theft, police say that two men driving a gray Dodge Charger were interrupted while allegedly trying to steal a vehicle's catalytic converter around 11:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000-block of North Farnsworth Avenue. The alleged suspects fled southbound on Tollview to westbound Sheffer Road, police said.
The suspects were described as African American males around 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds, police said.
The targeted vehicles included two Chevrolet Cavaliers; a Chevrolet Venture; a Chevrolet Malibu; two Pontiac Grand Ams; two Pontiac Sunfires; an Oldsmobile Silhouette; and a Honda Odyssey. All the vehicles were between 1999-2004 model years.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Aurora police at 630-256-5500.