Crime Stoppers: Thefts from Cars Up

Police said over the past several weeks, thieves have smashed windows, jimmied car locks, and simply opened unlocked doors to steal stereos, CD's, cell phones, purses, even luggage.

The total number of car break-ins in Bowling Green so far this year is 542. Last year's total was only 511.

If you have any information on these thefts or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE, or click on this Crime Stoppers to report your information directly to their Web site.Your anonymous tip could be worth up to $1,000.

Remember, thefts from vehicles are Crimes of Opportunity, meaning you can reduce your chances of becoming a victim of this kind of crime by locking your car, removing your valuables, and being selective about where you park.

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