Newtown police prevent potential vehicle burglary, theft
NEWTOWN — Police are once again reminding residents to secure and remove all valuables from their vehicles after several unlocked cars were recently found with keys left inside them.
Around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday, a Newtown officer spotted an open residential garage door while patrolling the Mount Pleasant area.
In the driveway of the residence, police found several unlocked vehicles with keys left inside them.
“Fortunately, none of the vehicles were stolen,” said police.
Police notified the owner, who secured the vehicles and removed the keys.
“Keys being left inside unlocked vehicles is the cause of all recent vehicle thefts in and around the Connecticut area,” police said. “Residents are reminded to remove all valuables, lock their vehicles and remove their keys.”