Rash Of Car Break-Ins Reported In Clayton Neighborhood

CLAYTON – Police are investigating more than a dozen car break-ins. Tuesday morning, police took reports from a total of 13 victims reporting their cars had been entered while parked overnight in the Highgate neighborhood.

All 13 vehicles had been left unlocked, police said. Altogether, about $50 in cash, two pair of sunglasses, and a purse containing debit and credit cards was taken.

Police Chief Greg Tart said it is important to keep your cars locked at all times, even if your vehicle is unoccupied for only a few minutes. Make sure your windows are rolled up and do not leave keys inside the vehicle. Always remove valuables and never leave items in plain view. When possible park in well-lit areas.

Anyone with information about the car break-ins is urged to contact Clayton Police.


  1. I live back in the woods you see…
    My woman and the kids and the dogs and me…I got a shotgun, a rifle and a four-wheel drive…And a country boy can survive

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