Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind members of the public that regardless of where you live; to lock your home, garage and vehicle.
On 6 January 2019, the OPP responded to 12 reports of unlocked vehicles that were entered and items were stolen in the town of Verona, South Frontenac Township. The thefts occurred sometime overnight and into the early morning on the 6th of January, 2019. Items reported stolen include a purse, wallet, laptop, tools, sunglasses and loose change.
The OPP would like to remind everyone to make these suggestions a habit:
At home, lock the doors, garage and shed.
Park in the garage and lock the garage door as well as your vehicle.
Always park your vehicle in a well-lit area.
Always roll up the windows in your vehicle, lock the doors and pocket the key. Always put valuable objects in the trunk.
Never leave your vehicle unattended while it is running.
If anyone that has been effected by these thefts and would like to report it to the Frontenac OPP, the public can either make a report on-line on the www.opp.ca website under Report a Crime for just reporting the incident or call 1-888-310-1122 to make a more detailed complaint to the Frontenac OPP detachment.
Please do your part and take precautions, because locking it up is your best decision.