Minot apartment association offering reward in coin machine burglaries

MINOT, N.D. – Housing agencies in Minot say they’re fed up with the rash of burglaries at coin-operated machines at their properties, and are now offering an award in an effort to hold the culprit accountable.

The Magic City Apartment Association is offering a $600 reward for anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. They say the amount may go up over time.

Members of the association say the thief or thieves are not only stealing money, but also causing extensive damage to the coin machines.

Minot Police investigators say the burglaries have primarily taken place at laundromats and apartment complexes.

If you have any information on these burglaries or see suspicious behavior, you are urged to contact Minot Police at: 701-852-0111 or the CrimeStoppers hotline at 701-852-7463.

Those who offer information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a CrimeStoppers award.