Scott County hit by rash of thefts from unlocked cars

Thursday, August 2, 2012

BENTON, Mo. -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department is reminding people to keep their vehicles locked after responding to a number of thefts from unlocked motor vehicles since mid-June.

A news release from the sheriff's office indicates that a majority of the thefts have been in and around Oran, Mo., and Vanduser, Mo., with one of the primary items taken being GPS devices. The office asks that everyone keep their vehicles locked and report any suspicious activity immediately.

Those with information that could help lead to an arrest in these cases are asked to contact the Scott County Sheriff's Department at 573-545-3525 or 573-471-3530.

Pertinent address:

Oran, MO

Vanduser, MO

Map of pertinent addresses

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