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Thefts on the rise again

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

By NOREEN HYSLOP

Managing Editor

Once again, police are warning residents to keep their vehicles and homes locked.

There has been a rash, once again, of thefts within the city limits of Dexter. The items most often taken are electronics such as cell phones and iPads, but larger items like big screen televisions have also been among the items taken.

According to Assistant Police Chief Charles Sanders, all of the thefts involve vehicles that are left parked and unlocked, making easy work for thieves.

A few local home burglaries have also involved homes with unlocked doors, but a few of those have also involved break-ins. One church was broken into recently, and a television and stereo were reported stolen.

"We just want to remind folks to lock their vehicles when they leave them, even if it's to run into a store for just a moment," Sanders says. "And even when you're at home, keep the doors locked."

Police investigated three thefts within a five-hour period on Monday. Those occured on W. Grant St., E.N. Main St., and on Business 60, where a storage shed was broken into and items were taken.


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It is getting very bad around dexter on december 14th I had a $1000 stereo stolen out of my car on the driveway with flood lights up and they still took my stuff very bad.

-- Posted by Raqueal on Wed, Jan 16, 2013, at 7:15 PM


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