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City of Auburn lists the top 10 items stolen from cars


Most items stolen from cars were kept in plain view.

Over the past 30 days, the following items were the top 10 items stolen from vehicles:

  1. Cash
  2. Laptops/computer equipment devices
  3. Car stereo equipment
  4. Credit cards
  5. GPS devices
  6. Clothing
  7. Tools
  8. Sun glasses
  9. Wallet/identification
  10. Cell phones

Many of the thefts were from unlocked vehicles, and most of these items were in plain sight, on the front seat.

Don't forget to keep your cars locked and your belongings hidden. If you do have valuable items that you need to store in your car, law enforcement recommends locking them in the trunk.