The Rock County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of an increase in theft from motor vehicles.
Police say thefts have been on the rise since the beginning of July in the following areas:
Unlocked cars parked in driveways or garages are being targeted. At some residences, multiple vehicles were entered. Garage door openers located in vehicles parked in driveways have been used to gain entry to garages.
Items taken include electronics, credit cards, cash, purses, and personal identification. ATVs have also been taken from some residences. Most thefts have taken place between the late evening and early morning hours.
Anyone with any information on these crimes is encouraged to call the Rock County Sheriff's Department at 608-757-7923 or Janesville Area Crime Stoppers at 608-756-3636.
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