TIVERTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Tiverton police have received reports of 20 vehicle break-ins and one vehicle theft in the past week and are offering a simple message to residents – secure your belongings.
Of the 20 break-ins, 13 occurred just this past weekend.
According to police, the incidents took place on Neck Road, Montgomery Street, Cala Avenue, Hambly Road, State Avenue, Teaberry Drive, Alan Street, Riverside Drive, Fish Road, Main Road (north), Indian Point Road, two on White Tail Lane, two on Crandall Road, and four on Stafford Road.
Police are reminding residents to never leave valuables inside your car, or at the very least keep them out of sight.
Investigators have not yet released information on any suspects or arrests. Anyone that may have witnessed one of these incidents or any suspicious activity in those areas is asked to contact the Tiverton Police Department at (401) 625-6722.