Car thefts on the rise in Lodi area
Bobby Tabanyi, sales manager at Glendale Hyundai, walks past a 1994 Camry SE V6 that was traded in for a Hyundai by a customer, in Glendale, Calif., on Saturday, March 20, 2010.
- How to prevent your car from being stolen
Here are a few useful tips to prevent you from becoming an auto theft victim:
- Always lock your car.
- Park in a well-lit area.
- Put all packages out of sight.
- Remove any valuables from your car, including spare keys, wallet and important documents.
Also, if your car is on the San Joaquin County’s list of most commonly stolen vehicles, you can pick up a free steering wheel lock from the Lodi Police Department.
— Source: Lodi Police Department, State Farm Insurance
Posted: Saturday, April 20, 2013 12:00 am
Don Haynes’ son walked outside early Sunday morning to a nasty surprise: His car was gone. He found no broken glass on the ground, no evidence left behind.
Quickly and quietly in the middle of the night, he became one of Lodi’s constantly increasing car theft victims.
Saturday, April 20, 2013 12:00 am.