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Crime-stopping tips

Nevada Appeal Staff Reports

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office offers the following tips to reduce your chances of becoming the victim of a vehicle burglary:

– Lock your vehicle. Roll up all windows.

– Park in a well lit area, when possible.

– Remove your keys from the vehicle.

– Remove the garage door opener from the vehicle.

– Remove valuables from the vehicle, such as money, purses, cell phones, packages. If you are unable to remove some items from the vehicle, remove them from the sight of a pedestrian passer-by by covering them or hiding them under a seat.

To report a vehicle burglary, call the Sheriff’s Office at 887-2500 or 887-2008 (Dispatch).