Police arrest man suspected in string of burglaries

UPDATE (WKOW) — Madison police on Friday arrested a man wanted in connection with a string of burglaries downtown.

An officer stopped Carlo D. Walkes, 32, while he was riding a bicycle – also believed to be a stolen – on College Court as they were responding to another burglary to an underground parking garage.

Walkes had a pry tool and a hunting knife in his pockets as well as numerous pieces of shattered glass, according to Madison police incident report.

He was in possession of a cell phone, which is not his, as well as a perfume bottle and lots of change, according to police.

Walkes currently is being held on a probation hold.


MADISON (WKOW) — The Burglary Crimes Unit is seeking residents’ help in locating a burglary suspect who has a long history of criminal behavior.

Carlo D. Walkes, 32, is wanted for breaking out the window of a car early Wednesday.

The car was parked in an underground lot on north Park St.

There is also an active probation warrant out for his arrest.

Walkes is a person of interest in several recent burglaries and thefts that have taken place in the W. Washington Avenue and Park Street corridors.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014. Anyone seeing Walkes should call 911.

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