CPD Reports Increased Thefts from Motor Vehicles
COLUMBIA - Columbia Police have reported increased thefts of belongings from motor vehicles in the Derby Ridge area of north Columbia.
Latisha Stroer released the following precautions:
1.) Take personal belonging out of your vehicle
2.) Lock your vehicle
3.) Never leave personal information such as checkbooks, drivers license, purses, wallets or credit cards in the vehicle.
4.) Never leave weapons in the vehicle.
5.) And park in a well lit area
The police is encouraging anyone with tips about the individuals involved in these thefts, or with information regarding suspicious activity in these areas to contact the Columbia Police Department or contact Crime Stoppers at 875-TIPS.