One also resulted in a stolen vehicle. In each case, the vehicles were left unlocked and valuables left inside of the vehicles. There was no forced entry to any of the vehicles. Even if you are parked in front of your house, in your driveway or inside your garage, lock your doors. Criminals like to walk down the street and see if a car is unlocked, if it is they open the door and take whatever is visible and move on to the next target. However, if the door is locked, they are more likely to move on.
Don’t make it easy for criminals. Follow a few simple crime prevention tips:
- When your car is parked, leave all windows - including the sunroof - closed
- With cold weather arriving, never leave your car unattended if it's running
- Never leave valuables visible in your car. If you must leave them in your car unattended, place them in the trunk before you reach your destination.
In addition, ensure that your garage bay doors are shut and any access into your garages or homes are likewise locked. Report ALL Suspicious Activity…If you see a crime in progress or something suspicious, call 911. Let’s eliminate the possibility of becoming easy prey for these criminal predators.