Two of three men suspected of burglarizing a jewelry store were caught thanks to an alert neighbor, according to a release from Middleton police.
Officers were called to Chalmers Jewelers at 6202 University Ave. at 4:45 a.m. on Monday for a report of a burglary in progress. Police said a neighbor saw the crime, called police and told them where the burglars were headed.
Officers arrived within minutes and saw suspects getting into a vehicle at a property adjacent to Chalmers Jewelers. The suspects fled on foot, and after a short chase, two out of the three suspects were taken into custody.
James D. Thompson, 26, of Madison, and Dewayne Williams, 39, of Fitchburg, were arrested on suspicion of burglary.
Anyone who may have information or witnessed the burglary is asked to contact Middleton police at 608-824-7300, tipster line at 608-824-7304 or text at 608-824-7300.