Police warn to keep vehicles locked and properly store valuables

Burns Lake RCMP detachment, is warning vehicle owners to keep their vehicles locked at all times.

Burns Lake RCMP detachment, is warning vehicle owners to keep their vehicles locked at all times.

Late August at approximately 8:37 a.m., the Burns Lake detachment received a report of theft of a satellite radio from an unlocked motor vehicle in the 400 block of 3rd Ave.

The theft occurred between 11 p.m. on Aug. 28, 2012, and 8 a.m. on Aug. 29, 2012. This is the eighth reported theft from a motor vehicle in August in Burns Lake.

Police are reminding the public to take the necessary precautions to keep their vehicles and homes safe.

Police recommend not creating the opportunity for crime by keeping vehicles locked at all times and not leaving valuables visibly stored in the vehicles overnight.

Police also ask anyone who witnesses any suspicious activity to immediately contact the RCMP Burns Lake Detachment at (250) 692-7171 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Burns Lake Detachment continues their investigation into this matter.


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