Sauk County Sheriff advises people to lock cars after series of thefts, burglaries
BARABOO, Wis. — The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office is warning people to lock cars after a series of investigations into thefts from unlocked vehicles in driveways and home burglaries resulting from garage door openers or keys inside unlocked vehicles.
According to an incident report, the Sheriff’s Office and other local municipalities and neighboring counties have investigated many thefts and burglaries.
The Sheriff’s Office also advises people to remove or hide property of value from vehicle interiors and use activated exterior lighting for driveways and other areas around homes. They also advise people to lock doors that give access to the inside of homes.
Other protections include residential alarms and surveillance systems that have doorbell cameras.
“As always, be aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activities or persons that you see to your local Police Department or Sheriff’s Office,” the report said.
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