The Effingham City Police Department is investigating two recent burglaries from vehicles.
The first burglary occurred from a motor vehicle owned by Dieterich business EJ Water while parked in the Rollin Hills subdivision between 5:30pm Wednesday and 5:30am Thursday. Stolen was an impact wrench valued at $350, a pair of bib overalls valued at $90, and a magnetic locator valued at $1,500.
The second burglary occurred from a vehicle owned by Decatur business D Binder Mechanical while parked at the Lexington Inn & Suites hotel at 1604 West Fayette Avenue between 5:45pm Wednesday and 5:45am Thursday. Stolen was a tool bag containing a circular saw, hammer drill, battery and charger, as well as another tool bag containing a sawzall, cordless drill, impact driver, and two batteries. The value of all stolen items is unknown at this time. The side passenger door lock sustained an undetermined amount of damage as well.