Paducah police remind citizens to remove valuables from unattended cars | Crime
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Paducah police are reminding residents to remove valuables from their unattended vehicles.
Det. Capt. Brian Krueger said police saw an increase over the holiday weekend of thefts from vehicles. He said in at least one instance, the vehicle was left unlocked. Windows were broken out of several others, allowing thieves to take items that had been left in the vehicles.
Krueger reminded residents to try to park in lighted areas and to remove or hide all valuables. He said most of the thefts this weekend occurred at night.
"Call us if you hear or see anything suspicious," he said. "It's imperative that residents be aware of what's going on in their neighborhoods. They are our eyes and ears in the community. Many crimes have been prevented and/or solved due to citizens' involvement."
Anyone with information is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550 or Crime Stoppers at 443-TELL. Tipsters can also text their tips to "CRIMES" (274637) by entering "KyTips" followed by their information, or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website. Police say information leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000.
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