Some of the items that were stolen included cash, iPods / iPads, cellphones, GPS devices and even clothing.
The 104th Precinct encourages all residents to lock their vehicle doors and to not leave items of value inside their vehicles.
Many of these thefts from autos are crimes of opportunity. This is especially the case if a criminal sees something of value sitting inside the vehicle.
The 104th Precinct has increased marked patrols and unmarked patrols in the areas where these thefts have occurred. In addition the 104th Detective Squad is actively investigating these thefts from vehicles. If you see any suspicious persons in and around vehicles please call 911.
Anyone with information regarding the thefts from autos should contact the 104th Precinct at 718-386-3004.
Detective Thomas Bell
104th Precinct - Community Affairs
64-02 Catalpa Avenue
Ridgewood, NY, 11385