SUGAR GROVE – Sugar Grove Police Department is currently responding to several vehicle burglaries that took place over Saturday night and Sunday morning.
In the majority of cases, the vehicle doors were left unlocked, a news release stated. In two incidents, offenders allegedly broke the rear side windows to steal items of value that were visible inside the car.
According to the release, two motor vehicles were allegedly stolen from different residences where keys and a garage door opener were left in unlocked cars.
A vehicle was stolen from the 400 block of Courtney Circle. This vehicle, with keys inside, has since been recovered, the release stated.
A vehicle was taken from inside an attached garage in the 700 block of Wild Ginger Road. A different vehicle in the driveway was allegedly left unsecured, and the offenders found the garage door opener to unlawfully gain access to the garage. The offenders stole the vehicle using the keys believed to be inside the vehicle, the release stated. The stolen vehicle is still missing.
Officers are currently taking reports in the 700 block of Ridgeview Lane, 100 block of Cobbler Court and 1800 block of Hunters Ridge Lane, the release stated.
Sugar Grove police remind residents and their guests to lock their vehicles and secure their keys to help prevent crimes of opportunity and not to encourage criminal activity in the community. As always, it is advised to not leave valuable items in plain sight, the release stated.
The Sugar Grove Police Department asks the public to contact the department if they witnessed anything pertaining to these events or have any security footage.