Car break-ins reported around DeKalb - – Rockford’s News Leader

Car break-ins reported around DeKalb


DeKalb police are warning residents to keep your car locked and keep valuables in your car out of sight.

That's because they say they've seen a significant rise in car burglaries recently.

So far this year DeKalb has seen 141 reports of car burglaries.

Police say many of the crimes are happening on the south side of the city, in Greek Row neighborhood and Ellwood Historic District.

Police have arrested 23 people this year on car-burglary related charges.

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