The Vandalia Police Department responded to multiple reports of burglary to a motor vehicle on Thursday. At 5:19 on Thursday morning, the Vandalia Police Department responded to 201 Capitol Point Court for a report of burglary to a motor vehicle where it was found that 10 separate vehicles on the parking lot had been broken into. Later in the morning, the Vandalia Police Department responded to the 1900 block, the 2200 block and the 2300 block of Main Street for reports of burglary to motor vehicles.
Meanwhile, in a statement on their Facebook page, the Vandalia Police Department stated “Wednesday night into Thursday morning we took 13 reports of thefts from motor vehicles. We cannot stress enough the importance of locking your vehicles and not leaving valuables in plain sight. Also please don’t hesitate to report suspicious behavior to the police department at 618-283-2131.”