Dixon PD: Several complaints of cars burglarized

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DIXON, Illinois — The Dixon Police Department says they’ve received several complaints from residents that someone has stolen items out of their cars. The department has been gathering tips and evidence, and following up on investigations.

At this time, the department would like to remind residents of the following:

  • Lock all vehicle doors
  • It’s rare for a suspect to damage your vehicle during a car burglary
  • Most suspects will move on to another vehicle if your doors are locked
  • Always remove valuable items from your vehicle, and install an alarm system if you can
  • If you park your vehicle in a garage, lock all entry doors and windows to the garage
  • If you notice your vehicle has been burglarized, notify authorities immediately and try not to touch anything that could be evidence

If anyone has additional information on these burglaries, please contact the department  at 815-288-4411. Callers can remain anonymous.