Preventing Thefts From Vehicles
Summer is the season for thefts from automobiles. During the summer months Fairmont experiences a tremendous increase in people breaking into vehicles and stealing property. To help prevent a would be thief from stealing your hard-earned valuables follow these tips.
- Lock your car and close the windows whenever you exit your vehicle. It only takes a thief a few seconds to open your car door or reach through the window and take your cell phone, CDs, purse, etc.
- Do not leave valuables in sight inside your car. Lock them in the trunk or hide them under the seat before you reach your next destination. Even if your car is locked a thief will not think twice about breaking a window to take something valuable.
- Call 911 or 238-4481 if you see any person acting suspicious in or near your or your neighbor's vehicles.