String of Car Thefts in South Lake Tahoe Prompts Need for Public Awareness

By: Millie Warren Email
By: Millie Warren Email
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  • Do not leave keys in your vehicle.  Thieves are very skilled at locating hidden keys. 
  • Lock your vehicle.  No community is exempt from this type of crime, and this simple step will ward away the less determined criminal.
  • Diminish attention. Don’t leave valuables or documents in plain view.
  • Security devices.  Remember to activate your alarm if equipped.  Steering wheel inhibitors and other theft protection systems such as LoJack can help as well.
  • Report Suspicious Activity. Watch out for your neighborhood and business parking areas.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA - The South Lake Tahoe Police Department investigated several thefts and attempted vehicle thefts in the city during the past nine days.

The targeted cars have something in common: They all appear to be vans.

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department wants to raise awareness about the current issue and inform the public.

Basic safety tips recommended to the public by the South Lake Tahoe Police Department can be found to the right of this article.

These tips are to help reduce the potential for further vehicle thefts.

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