From JPD: Automobile Thefts
Over the past several nights the Janesville Police Department has responded four complaints of vehicles being stolen. In all of the cases the victims had left the vehicle doors unlocked and keys inside the vehicle.
At this time all of the stolen vehicles have been recovered and the investigations are ongoing into these thefts.
As weather continues to warm up we remind residents to do a nightly lock up:
-Lock sheds/out buildings
-Close garage doors
-Secure vehicles, remove keys, remove all valubles
-Turn on exterior lights to your residence
-Make sure exterior security equipment is functioning properly
-Contact police if you observe any suspicious activity
Anyone who has information regarding the above vehicle thefts or vehicle break-ins is encouraged to contact the Janesville Police Department at (608)757-2244 or Janesville Area Crime Stoppers at (608)756-3636. Crime tips can be texted to 274637 by typing JACS + message.
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