By Gary Lloyd
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department is investigating car break-ins that occurred Sunday, Sept. 28 at a local church.
Lt. Jeff Bridges said that on that morning, five cars were broken into at Clearbranch United Methodist Church on Glenn Road in Trussville, not far from Argo.
Bridges said purses that were left in the car seats were taken when the cars’ windows were broken out.
He said the police department is still investigating.
Trussville Police Chief Don Sivley in March on the police department’s Facebook page advised residents to lock their vehicle doors to prevent break-ins.
“Although we are taking steps to address the issue I am sure I speak for the other agencies in the area when I say you are our most valuable asset in combating this situation,” Sivley said at the time. “Over 80 percent of these vehicle burglaries could be prevented by locking your vehicle.”
Sivley said even if you lock your car, you should not leave electronics or other valuables in plain sight.
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