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Dane County Sheriff's Office

Village of Dane Burglary

August 23, 2023
Elise Schaffer, PIO, 608-284-6142
Sheriff's Office

Dane County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a burglary that occurred early this morning in the Village of Dane.

Between 4:30 and 4:45 am, two individuals entered the Kwik Mart at 101 West Main Street and stole large amounts of product, including liquor, lottery tickets and vaping supplies. The crime was reported just moments later, when an employee arrived to open the business and discovered that someone had forced their way inside. The suspects were traveling in a dark color Buick sedan with a dent in the rear bumper on the driver’s side.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dane County tip line at 608-284-6900 or leave a tip on the Sheriff’s App.


August 23, 2023 – At 1:50 pm, a Dane County Sheriff’s Deputy saw a Buick sedan matching the description of the suspect vehicle in the Village of Dane burglary. A traffic stop was made on U.S. Highway 12 in the City of Madison and Matthew A. Bartelt, age 38 of Madison was taken into custody.

Bartelt has been booked in to the Dane County Jail on a probation hold.