Community Alert - Theft of Vehicle Parts
Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2019, 9:58 am PDT
Incident: Thefts of vehicle parts

Date: Between 6/28/19 – 7/11/19

Location: Oak Road/Stock Farm parking

Details: In the last 2 weeks, SUDPS has received 8 reports of thefts of catalytic converters removed from cars that were parked in and around the Stock Farm Garage at 360 Oak Road. The thieves have targeted a Toyota Prius in each incident. SUDPS is investigating the reports.

The Department of Public Safety encourages anyone who observes suspicious behavior or activity in a parking lot or garage to call 9-1-1. Please call to report any of the following:

· People loitering around vehicles, looking underneath or into parked vehicles

· Vehicles stopped behind or nearby parked vehicles in a way that could conceal criminal activity

· Vehicles up on a jack or hydraulic lift

· Activated car alarms

Safety and security tips: Remain vigilant and aware of your surroundings, especially when walking to and from your vehicle. Report any suspicious activity by calling 9-1-1 immediately so that police can respond and investigate.