BROWN COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - Brown County Sheriff's are reminding residents in the northwestern part of the county to lock their vehicles following a rash of thefts.
Sheriff's deputies are investigating several reports of thefts from this past week in the area around Howard, Suamico and Pulaski. Investigators say the thefts have been happening overnight at vehicles parked outside homes.
The thieves have been opening doors and taking anything of value. Only once did they break in to a locked vehicle; on that occasion, they took a wallet that was visible on the front seat.
Deputies remind people to completely close their vehicle windows and lock the doors, and do not leave anything valuable where it can be seen through the windows.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Brown County Sheriff's Office at (920) 448-4230. Anonymous tips can also be left with Crime Stoppers by calling (920) 432-7867 or text messaging GBTIP and the tip to 274367.