Published: Apr 30, 2013 11:19 PM EDT

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.- The Sanibel Police Department is alerting the public that today, Thursday, April 30th, there have been 8 reported vehicle burglaries on the east end of island at the condominiums at 671 and 685 East Gulf Drive, and 200 and 255 East Periwinkle Way. ALL VEHICLES WERE UNLOCKED.


Major Phillips said "All burglarized vehicles were unlocked and advised all to keep the windows rolled up and the cars locked, even if it's parked at your own residence". Remove any items that look valuable from the passenger compartment and place in trunk to keep them hidden. That includes backpacks, briefcases, cell phones and laptop computers.


If you have any information that can assist the Police Department with this investigation, please contact Detective Mark Steele at 472-3111, ext. 237 or anonymously report information with a text message through Crime Tips.
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