MEDINA, Ohio - Medina police are working to locate the owners of dozens of stolen items, after detaining a suspect in connection with a rash of recent overnight thefts.
Officers posted to the department's Facebook page that over the past week, detectives received multiple reports of overnight thefts from vehicles throughout the city, but predominately in neighborhoods south of Lafayette Road.
According to officers, batteries, clothing, electronics, games, jewelry, shoes, and sunglasses were among the items taken from multiple unlocked vehicles.
Police now urge all residents to remove all valuables and lock their vehicles before leaving them unattended. Officers also encourage residents to install or turn on outdoor lights overnight to discourage thieves from approaching vehicles. Anyone who witnesses suspicious activity is asked to call police immediately.
If you have filed a police report following a theft from your vehicle, Medina police request you give them a call at (330) 725-7777.
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