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Chief Reports On Vehicle Break-Ins

By Staff | Jan 24, 2018

New Martinsville has seen a series of vehicle break-ins over the past four days. According to New Martinsville Police Chief Tim Cecil, the suspects are targeting unlocked vehicles and appear to be looking for valuables, money and drugs. Additionally, a suspect or suspects broke into an unoccupied home and stole items.

The crimes have occurred throughout New Martinsville at Triple A Trailer Park, Grant Street and Fifth Street and other areas. The suspects appear to be driving throughout the town, looking for easy targets.

Chief Cecil said the police department is actively pursuing the individuals and may have some suspects. He asked that residents stay alert and keep their vehicles and homes locked. If citizens see any suspicious individuals or activities, please contact the New Martinsville Police Department immediately at 304-455-9100.