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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Take note of vehicle larceny trends in neighborhood

Taylor Police Patch

The Taylor Police Department has detected a recent trend of vehicle larcenies for the past 60 days. Crime analysis reports indicate the highest density of theft occurs just north of Wick Road, from Stevens Street to Pelham Road. Thefts are primarily on Friday at approximately 8 a.m. and again at 10 p.m. The department continually monitors crime in conjunction with our community partners.

The following precautions are being provided to help you protect your property:

  • Close windows and lock your vehicle anytime you leave it unattended.  
  • Place valuables you must leave in your car out of sight, preferably in the trunk.  
  • Park in areas with pedestrian traffic if possible, and avoid dark secluded areas.  
  • Auto burglar alarms are available. Advertise the fact that you have one if you do (i.e. window decals).
  • Stereos, CB radios, cellular phones (prime targets) should be out of sight when parked. Locking gas caps should be installed to prevent theft or vandalism.  
  • Do not hesitate to report suspicious persons in or around parked vehicles.

Community awareness and participation with our Taylor on Watch program can provide essential information to help you protect your neighborhood, keep your streets clean and make the City of Taylor a better place to live. The department is committed to providing the best customer service possible.

Questions regarding this statement may be directed to

Lieutenant Anthony Chicko at  (734) 287-6611 or achicko@ci.taylor.mi.us.

Also, remember our 24-Hour Police Service line at (734) 287-6611.For emergencies, always dial 911 More information can be found at www.cityoftaylor.com/police. You can track crime trends online at www.crimemapping.com. Follow our Taylor on Watch and Taylor Police Department pages on Facebook.

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