The police department also reported that many victims did not lock their doors or remove valuables from sight.
Here are some reminders on how to prevent your car from being prowled:
- Roll up the windows and lock all doors.
- Use a garage or secure location whenever possible.
- Remove all items from sight. Anything, whether it is your laptop, GPS, wallet/purse, or a bag with a bottle of TUMs will attract a car prowler.
- Use an anti-theft device.