42 Guns Make The Street From Unlocked Vehicles In Clarksville
CLARKSVILLE TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – According to Clarksville Police, there have been approximately 373 vehicle burglaries in Clarksville since the beginning of the year and in that time, 51 guns were taken. Out of the 51 guns taken, 42 were taken from vehicles that were (in most cases) left unlocked in the driveway of the victim’s own home.
Most of the firearms taken were handguns. The monetary loss in the 51 burglaries involving theft of firearms, was about $33,000.
Vehicle burglaries are generally a crime of opportunity and unlocked vehicles are prime targets, police said.
Police are asking that citizens take an extra couple of seconds to lock their doors, remove valuables from your vehicle, and make sure firearms are properly secured.
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