Wheaton Police issue car burglary alert

April 14, 2009 3:28:24 PM PDT
A rash of car burglaries has authorities in west suburban Wheaton sending out an alert.Since the beginning of the year, police have logged 24 vehicle burglaries occurring in broad daylight and in the cover of darkness.

Officers say most of the vehicles were left unlocked.

Police are reminding car owners to hide or remove valuables, to always lock your vehicle, and to call 911 when observing anyone suspicious.