Officer David Baldwin of Marietta Police Department said the vehicle break-ins were committed Dec. 23 near three apartment complexes.
At least a dozen cars were ransacked, but it appears those vehicles must have been unlocked because there was no other damage, Baldwin said.
“It sounds like they were door flippers,” Baldwin said, referring to the practice whereby thieves will ransack a neighborhood by checking car after car for unlocked doors.
After nearly a month, a break in the case came when the Marietta Police obtained surveillance footage of the suspect taken when a woman allegedly used one of the stolen credit cards at a local gas station, Baldwin said.
Police do not know how many people might be involved in the break-ins.
“She basically is our biggest lead right now,” Baldwin said.
On Friday afternoon, Marietta Police released the photo of the suspect who is wanted for questioning.
Officer David Baldwin of Marietta Police said the woman, who is possibly a Smyrna resident, frequents the Windy Hill Road and Lake Park Drive area.
“She is known to drive a light blue to gray Chrysler PT Cruiser,” Baldwin said.
Police are asking residents to contact Detective Colin Berry at (770) 794-2363 or the Marietta Police Anonymous Tip Line at (770) 794-6990 with any information.