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Marion Police Department investigating Friday night burglaries

Four suspects charged

Four suspects have been charged after Marion Police Department responded to reports of suspicious subjects near 44th Street and 29th Avenue in Marion.

According to a news release, police were contacted at 5:30 a.m. Friday and made contact with Keasean Jackson, 19, Johnie Jackson, 22, Paris Wright, 19 and Zachery Everts, 23, all of Cedar Rapids.

According to the release, further investigation revealed these subjects were either involved in the theft of items from several vehicles or committed a burglary to a residence. At this time, the police department has taken 30 reports related to items stolen from unlocked vehicles.

Keasean Jackson and Johnie Jackson have been charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and Paris Wright and Zachery Everts have been charged with interference with official acts.

The police department encourages any Marion resident that had their vehicle entered in the overnight hours of Friday to notify the police department at (319)377-1511. The department would also like to remind residents to not keep valuable items in their vehicles and to lock them.

The investigation in to these incidents is ongoing.

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