Saturday, October 3, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


 Saturday, October 3, 2015

Public Advisory- Vehicle Break-ins
Recently, the Winnipeg Police Service has received reports city-wide regarding thefts from vehicles parked in personal driveways.
One of the common items stolen is garage door remotes which the suspect(s) then use to enter the garage/residence and steal further items.
Please consider the following break-in prevention tips:

1. Keep your car visible
Avoid having your vehicle concealed by larger vehicles, fences or foliage; thieves like to work in private.

2. Don't make it easy
Keep windows and sunroofs closed and doors locked. Many thefts from vehicles are as a result of unlocked vehicles.

3. Vehicle alarm?
Don't forget to activate it.

4. Hide your valuables
Many smash-and-grab thieves act on impulse. So keep your stuff out of sight – either with you or in a locked trunk. Don't count on the glove box; thieves know to look there, and they're easy to break into.

A friendly reminder: NEVER leave your garage door remote inside your vehicle


For further information contact either:
 Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
 Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

 Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:

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