The Steele Creek Division of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department has seen an increase in thefts from vehicles / larceny from autos in the last several weeks. Thieves are targeting unlocked cars in residential areas (apartments, condos and single family neighborhoods) and taking, laptops, iPads, iPods, sunglasses, currency / loose change, GPS systems, purses, wallets, briefcases, book bags and anything else of value. We would like to remind you to:
Always remove valuables from your vehicle when left unattended. Anywhere. Anytime.
Always lock your vehicle, even in your own driveway and especially overnight.
If your car has an alarm, use it.
Don't leave keys to the vehicle or your home inside the vehicle.
Always call 911 anytime to report suspicious persons, vehicles or activity.
Please pass this information along to your friends and family.
Steele Creek Division
2227 Westinghouse Blvd, 704.336.7800