Sheriff Warns of Recent Vehicle Break-Ins in Owensboro Area

Residents in the Owensboro area are being warned after a recent string of vehicle break-ins.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021 2:56 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2021 3:22 PM

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office is warning residents in the Owensboro area of recent vehicle break-ins.

Over the last few days, the sheriff's office says it's been investigating a string of vehicle break-ins on Jack Hinton Road, Pleasant Valley Road, Millers Mill Road, New Bolt Road, and most recently, Boothfield Road and Bon Harbor Cove.

DCSO says the thieves have even walked down long driveways to get to unattended vehicles.

While rural areas seem to be the main target in these break-ins, the sheriff's office says subdivisions are commonly targeted as well.

"Be vigilant and lock your vehicle any time they are unattended," the sheriff's office warned. "Also, do not leave anything of value in your vehicle, including firearms."

Anyone who sees something suspicious is encouraged to call the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office at 270-685-8444 or Crime Stoppers at 270-685-8484.

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