Vehicle Prowls have been on the increase
Mill Creek Police offer tips to protect valuables and minimize damage
Last updated 10/15/2021 at 10:03am
Mill Creek Police have seen a significant increase in vehicle prowls in recent weeks. Prowlers will frequently try door handles on vehicles to see if they are unlocked, and will even break windows to search inside vehicles for valuables.
"We have certainly seen a recent increase in vehicle prowls," said Mill Creek Public Information Officer and police Cpl. Ian Durkee.
Since the beginning of September, 25 total vehicle prowl reports were taken, according to Durkee.
"In addition to the extra patrols our officers are conducting in the areas where prowls are occurring, we want to offer preventi...