Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

May 13, 2013

Remove keys and lock vehicle to prevent thefts


The Daily Iowegian

---- — The Centerville Police Department within the past month has seen six vehicles stolen in Centerville and the surrounding rural areas in Appanoose County. In each of the reported thefts the owner’s had left the keys in the vehicle. Chief Tom Demry asks that every motor vehicle owner remove the keys and lock their vehicles when they are not in use. Criminals look for easy targets and by simply removing the keys you can drastically decrease the chance of your vehicle being stolen. If any citizen has information in regards to those responsible for the recent thefts, contact the Law Center at (641) 437-7100 or call the tip line at (641) 856-3134.