On 13th of Sept. 2019 Aylmer Police Service investigated 6 separate incidents of theft from motor vehicles that occurred overnight 12-13 Sept. 2019. The targeted area was Clarence, Dufferin and Farmington St. Aylmer ON. In each case, the vehicles were left unlocked and valuables left inside which included jewellery, house keys, i-pad, change, head phones, bank card. Residents are reminded that this is yet another example of crime of opportunity where thieves have easy access to valuables.
Prevention tips include:
- Remove all valuables (backpacks, cell phones, purses, wallets, sunglasses, GPS systems, keys, iPod’, shopping bags, from your vehicle.
- If you must keep valuables in your vehicle, store and cover them in your trunk area.
- Never leave a spare vehicle or house key in your vehicle.
- Whenever possible, park your vehicle in your garage.
- Lock your doors, and roll up your windows completely when you park.
- Protect your insurance and registration documents as well as your garage door opener.
Anyone with information is asked to call Aylmer Police Service at 519-773-3146 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477