Car Prowls Up 17% In Portland | 101 KXL

Car Prowls Up 17% In Portland

Written by Pat Boyle on August 20, 2014

Portland, Oregon – Latest crime stats for Portland show car prowls up 17%.  The spike has prompted police to remind you there are things you can do to keep your car from looking attractive to a car prowler.

Sgt. Pete Simpson says don’t leave any valuables, like a lap top, in your car. Lock them up in your trunk instead. He says car prowlers are often looking for things they can sell in order to feed their drug habit. He also suggests you park in a busy, well-lit area, when possible.

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