A message from Asst. Police Chief Anthony Cuozzo regarding the overnight vehicle incidents that Orange Live reported yesterday.
The Orange Police Department is investigating thefts from unlocked vehicles and a stolen motor vehicle which occurred during the evening and overnight hours of May 28th and 29th.
The incidents occurred in the Drummond Road and Fairlea Road neighborhoods. Several vehicles were entered and miscellaneous items taken.
One vehicle, a 1999 silver Mercedes bearing Florida registration 478MBQ was stolen. The ignition keys had been left in the vehicle.
Several area communities are experiencing similar incidents. Residents are urged to remove valuables and keys from their vehicles and lock them whenever unattended.
The Police Department is increasing patrols in the affected areas.