The Nevada County Sheriff is cautioning people about leaving valuables in their cars. Sheriff Keith Royal says several people reported thefts from their cars over the weekend. In each case the cars were parked at a popular walking or swimming areas. The Sheriff says in one case the people put their valuable items in the glove compartment.
“They parked their vehicle and put their valuables in the glove box and did not secure their vehicle. It was an unlocked vehicle. When they went back to their vehicle, a little after midnight, they found that a number of valuables had been taken from the unlocked car and the glove box.”
The Sheriff says valuables left in cars or out in the open are an invitation to thieves. He is encouraging people to lock their homes and cars.