JUNEAU – A 50-year-old Berlin man is facing multiple charges after allegedly breaking into vehicles at Old Hickory Golf Club and Beaver Dam Country Club in December 2011.
Douglas R. Will, 320 Canal St., is charged with identity theft to obtain money, 12 counts of entry into a locked vehicle, 12 counts of criminal damage to property and 11 counts theft of moveable property less than $2,500.
According to the criminal complaint, officers were called to Old Hickory and the Country Club on Dec. 10, 2011, for reports of multiple cars with smashed windows and belongings missing.
The complaint states that employees at Old Hickory had seen a suspicious vehicle, described as a green Chevrolet truck with a black topper and damage to the grill. One of the victims at the country club was able to track his stolen phone using GPS and gave the police the current location of the phone.
Officers were able to locate the vehicle in a parking lot in the town of Rubicon. Multiple purses were in view in the passenger seat. Several other missing items were also found in his vehicle.
The complaint states that detectives found that Will had been released from prison in 2010 and has an extensive criminal history, mostly crimes involving breaking into vehicles.
An initial appearance is scheduled for Oct. 16.