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Bethel Police: Lock It or Lose It! Recent Stolen Vehicle and Break-Ins of Unlocked Cars

Report by Paula Antolini, November 20, 2019, 12:25PM EDT

The Bethel Police have recently has investigated two reports of stolen vehicles in the Codfish Hill Rd and Wolfpits Rd areas. Please lock your vehicles and take your keys out of them.

Lock It or Lose It!

Bethel Police Department has recently responded to several motor vehicle break-ins of unlocked cars. While our officers are working diligently to identify the persons responsible, we are requesting your help with preventing any further incidents. So, how can you help?

Never keep any valuables inside your car unless you’re in it
Hide or remove items such as phone chargers or smart accessories to prevent criminals from believing that your vehicle may contain an electronic device. Remove loose change from visible compartments
And most importantly…lock your vehicles!

In the event that you believe your vehicle may have been disturbed or broken into, we ask that you please do not touch the vehicle and instead contact Bethel Police Dispatch immediately.

In addition, should anyone possess residential video surveillance footage, please report any suspicious activity you may observe.

Bethel Police Department has recently responded to several motor vehicle break-ins of unlocked cars. While our officers are working diligently to identify the persons responsible, we are requesting your help with preventing any further incidents. So, how can you help?

In the event that you believe your vehicle may have been disturbed or broken into, we ask that you please do not touch the vehicle and instead contact Bethel Police Dispatch immediately.

In addition, should anyone possess residential video surveillance footage, please report any suspicious activity you may observe.

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