PCSO warns of vehicle burglaries in the Tahoe area

A string of vehicle burglaries is causing Placer County Sheriff's Office to urge people to take...
A string of vehicle burglaries is causing Placer County Sheriff's Office to urge people to take steps to protect themselves(MGN)
Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 8:33 AM PST
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TRUCKEE, California (KOLO) - The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a string of vehicle burglaries that took place in the area over the weekend.

They say as of Tuesday morning, eight people have had their cars burglarized after parking at various trailheads and businesses in the Tahoe /Truckee area.

After the burglaries, the PCSO is providing tips to help you avoid being a victim:

  • Choose an alternate area to park if you feel uncomfortable
  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times
  • Lock your car doors and roll up your car windows
  • Hide valuables
  • Take public transportation or have someone drop you off and pick you up

Anyone with information about the recent burglaries is asked to call the Placer County Sheriff’s Office at (530) 886-5375.