CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Over the past months, vehicles and items being stolen from vehicles have increased throughout Campbell County, according to officials.

Even though thefts can occur anywhere there are some areas where the risks are higher, said deputies. Residential areas and heavily populated areas are frequently targeted. These areas include apartment/ townhome complexes where there are parking lots full of cars near Waterlick and Timberlake.

Deputies are suggesting the following tips to assure your vehicle is secured:

  • Bring Keys, electronic, purses, wallets, and handguns into the house
  • Lock your vehicle
  • Park in a well-lit area
  • Park within view of your doorbell camera.

Anyone with information about these vehicle thefts is asked to contact Investigator Angell at 434-266-4116 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900.