HPD reminds residents to keep cars, homes locked.

September 1, 2021

HPD reminds residents to keep cars, homes locked.

‘Suspects are going car-to-car or door-to-door checking homes and vehicles to see if they are unlocked. If the doors are unlocked, personal property is being stolen.’

HART — The Hart Police Department is reminding residents to keep their cars and homes locked due to several recent break-ins.

“The Hart Police Department wants to remind residents to lock their vehicle doors and homes due to several break-ins of homes and vehicles being reported within Oceana County and surrounding counties,” states a press release.

“Most of the breaking and entering cases authorities have seen involve vehicles and homes that are unlocked and have valuables in plain sight.

“Suspects are going car-to-car or door-to-door checking homes and vehicles to see if they are unlocked. If the doors are unlocked, personal property is being stolen.

“The Hart Police Department strongly encourages people not to leave anything of value in their vehicle, including firearms.

“The Hart Police Department encourages residents to be aware of their surroundings when parking their vehicles and report any suspicious people and vehicles to law enforcement.

“City of Hart residents can report suspicious activity 24 hours a day by calling 911 or contacting Mason/Oceana Central Dispatch at (231) 869-5858.”

HPD reported a breaking and entering to a vehicle in the 300 block of Courtland Street Wednesday, Sept. 1.

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