Ottumwa woman arrested for 10+ car break-ins near hospital

Bridget Logas, 47, Ottumwa/Wapello County Jail

Ottumwa police made an arrest Friday in connection to a series of car break-ins.

Bridget Logas, 47, of Ottumwa, was arrested at her home on Filmore Street Friday morning, and charged with three counts of Aiding and Abetting Third-Degree Burglary, Using a Juvenile to Commit Certain Offenses and Aiding and Abetting Second-Degree Theft.

Lt. Chad Farrington told KTVO Logas and her 17-year-old nephew are responsible for nearly a dozen car burglaries reported in and around the Pennsylvania Place assisted living facility in Ottumwa

Logas is accused of stealing items valued at more than $1,000. Those items include shoes, groceries, debit cards, wallets and jumper cables.

The criminal complaint shows Logas was taking the stolen items to a pawn shop right before her arrest. Court documents also show Logas attempted to destroy the victims’ personal information cards with a paper shredder.

Logas is still in custody at the Wapello County Jail on a $27,000 bond. Her preliminary hearing is set to occur Friday morning.

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