WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – The Washington Township Police Department is advising residents to remove the key fob from their vehicles and to lock their vehicles following an increase in thefts.
Police said they’ve had an increase in stolen vehicles in town recently with some occurring during daytime hours and Morris County has seen an increase of approximately double compared to this time last time last year in stolen vehicles.
The suspects are targeting higher end vehicles (Porsche, Range Rover, BMW, Mercedes, etc.) and most of the vehicles that have been stolen the key fob was left inside the vehicle, police said.
Police remind residents to remove the key fob from the vehicle, lock your vehicles at all times and put them in your garage if you have access.
Report any suspicious activity you see in your neighborhoods, police said.