POSTED: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 5:15pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 5:19pm
Hammond, La — The Tangipahoa Sheriff’s Office, the Hammond Police Department and additional law enforcement agencies have experienced a high volume of reports regarding vehicle burglaries in the Hammond area.
Since Thursday June 21, the Sheriff’s Office alone has taken over 60 reports of vehicle burglaries.
The hardest hit areas are around Alack Dr. Holly Ridge, Pleasant Ridge, and Tangi Lakes Drive.in Hammond. There were also reports taken from the Green Acres Subdivision.
Detectives state that in most of the cases, there have been no signs of forced entry and that the doors of vehicle were unlocked at the time of the burglaries. These crimes are taking place while the vehicle owners are inside their homes sleeping.
If you ahve any information on these crimes, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-554-JAIL (5245).