Police in Lafayette responded to a home in the 3200 block of Ameno Drive Thursday after the owner reported finding the residence had been broken into and ransacked upon upon their return.
The homeowner told police they left the home at 8:50 a.m. and returned to find they had been burglarized at 2:50 p.m., the thieves utilizing the now-favored method of entering the residence through a read door.
Investigators said several items of jewelry and other items were taken. Although evidence was collected they hope will lead them to the thief or thieves police are also hoping anyone with home surveillance systems in the area will check for signs of anything suspicious during the reported time frame.
Please notify Lafayette PD with any pertinent information about strangers, previously unseen cars or trucks and remember that the department will perform routine checks of your residence if you ask them while you are away this Holiday Season.