The Police in Accra has arrested one Wisdom Cudjoe, a notorious car burglar for breaking into cars.

He was arrested on Saturday, March 20 in his mansion at Kasoa Opeikuma, after he was captured by a CCTV camera forcibly breaking into one of his targeted cars in Osu.

The suspect has been on police wanted list following numerous reports received from victims of vehicle break-in and personal belongings stolen.

He has a case pending in Circuit Court 10 on similar charges but was granted a court bail only to be caught committing the same offence.

Police analysis indicates that the perpetrator comes all the way from Kasoa to perpetrate in Osu, Baastona, Spintex road, Cantonments, Odorkor, Dansoman uses similar modus in carrying out his crimes and within the hours of 6 pm – 9 pm.

He targets car parks of restaurants, pubs, shopping centres and notable busy facilities within the metropolis where people leave their valuables in their car to eat and meet up with friends or business partners.

Properties stolen include laptops, mobile phones and an unspecified amount of money.

Serial car burglar arrested

On February 25, 2021, a complaint was lodged at the Osu Police station that a victim parked his Honda Civic car around Osu Wengeze to see a friend.

On his return, he detected that someone had broken into his car and made away with his bag containing HP laptop and other personal effects.

Upon interrogation, Wisdom Cudjoe admitted to breaking into the said complainant’s vehicle and stealing the laptop which he sold to a receiver (name withheld).

Through further investigations, police arrested his accomplice, one Joseph Ahenkora, who drives him to his operational errands.