Local Law Enforcement Agencies have received numerous complaints throughout Lamar County in reference to vehicle burglaries that have occurred in private driveways. The unknown suspects are looking for vehicles that are unsecured (unlocked), once one is located the suspects will go through the vehicle in attempts to take anything of value including firearms, loose change and electronics. The thefts are being committed in the late night/early morning hours.
Citizens are urged to be vigilant in securing personal belongings, here are just a few tips:
1.Do not leave anything of value in your vehicle.
2.Lock your vehicle doors.
3.Write down the serial numbers of your property and keep in a secure place.
Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has property cards available to the public specifically for you to record and secure your serial numbers.
Having the serial number greatly increases the chances of your property being recovered. If you have been a victim of this type of crime or any crime, please report it to your local law enforcement agency.