Smyrna Reminds You to Remove Valuables From Your Car

Jul 15, 2022 at 12:43 pm by Voice Wire


Smyrna, TN. - Smyrna is seeing an increase in auto burglaries.  The Smyrna Police Department reminds everyone to remove your valuables from your car. Car burglars are breaking windows and stealing items that are in plain sight.  Remember to park in a well lighted area, when not at home, or turn on an outside light when at home. These burglars rely on their ability to access a large number of vehicles while circulating through a neighborhood or parking lot. They are not afraid of making noise or video surveillance systems. Do not confront burglars, call the Police immediately.   

The items most commonly taken are:

  • Radar Detectors

  • Cash

  • Prescription Medications

  • Firearms

 

In order to combat this increase in burglaries, we encourage residents to employ some basic preventative measures:

  • Remove valuables from view

  • Remove valuables from car

  • Park in a well lighted area

  • Turn on an outside light

 

Report any suspicious behavior to the Police.

 

Sections: Crime & Safety

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