Police Report Mercedes Tire And Rim Larcenies

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A map indicating the larcenies that have occurred from Nov. 3, 2014, through Feb. 16, 2015.  (Map courtesy of Nassau County Police Department)
A map indicating the larcenies that have occurred from Nov. 3, 2014, through Feb. 16, 2015.
(Map courtesy of Nassau County Police Department)

Nassau County Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter recently advised the public of an ongoing series of larcenies involving tires and rims being removed from 2014 and 2015 Mercedes-Benz vehicles. These thefts are occurring throughout the county. The police department is actively investigating these incidents and is employing all available resources to locate and arrest those responsible for these larcenies.
Meanwhile, to protect their cars, the police advise owners to:

• Use wheel locks on your vehicle.
• Park in well-lit areas. If you park in a driveway, consider using motion-detection lights for enhanced safety.
• A car alarm with motion sensors will alert you when someone
is attempting to tamper with
your vehicle.
• Security cameras on homes can act as a deterrent to thieves.

The Nassau County Police Department is asking residents to be diligent and if they see persons in their neighborhoods acting suspiciously to call 911.

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