Preventative Tips – Automobile Theft

Vehicle thefts have increased in parts of Canada during the pandemic. The Town of Hanover is not immune to this sort of crime. That is why you may want to consider what steps you can take to prevent auto theft. Please consider the following:

  1. Don’t leave your vehicle unattended while it’s running
  2. Don’t leave valuables or spare change in your vehicle unless it’s out of sight
  3. Don’t leave keys in the ignition or a fob/spare keys inside
  4. Utilize a steering wheel lock to act as a deterrence
  5. Park your vehicle in a garage or well-lit area if you can
  7. Consider a security system

Using preventive strategies can prevent most/some-automobile thefts. If you have information regarding local automobile thefts, you are asked to contact Hanover Police Service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a secure Web Tip.