Burglars hit several cars in Panama City Beach, around Bay county Saturday night

By: News Email
By: News Email

Bay County Sheriff's officials are reminding people to lock their car doors, even in their driveways. They believe that might have prevented a rash of car burglaries around Bay County Saturday night.

Authorities say there were at least four calls to the Lyndell Plantation neighborhood off Back Beach Road regarding items being stolen from cars. Residents tell us at least nine cars were burglarized.

It appears all of the cars were left unlocked and no windows were broken. Residents say the suspect or suspects took car stereos, money, medication and other loose items from the cars.

Authorities urge you to lock all valuable items like cell phones, mp3 players, GPS systems and other electronic devices in the glove compartment. But locking your doors is the first step.

If you have any information about the weekend vehicle burglaries, please call the Bay County Sheriff's office.


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  • by local on Apr 14, 2011 at 05:44 AM
    James, funny thing... I've seen several patrol cars since.
  • by psinned Location: PCB on Apr 11, 2011 at 02:37 PM
    Everyone complains about the police, Take matters into your own hands. Start by checking your own kids thier the problem. If you see your kid with 4 or 5 guns and you just shut his door, now your the problem. Turn on the outdoor lights look your doors. Find out what your kids are into.
  • by James Location: Pcb fl on Apr 11, 2011 at 02:31 AM
    Some of the people had there doors locked and they still got robbed..The sheriffs office said they would increase patrol in the area, funny thing is there has been no patrol car come back to the subdivision since filing the reports...Come on bay county sherrifs office step it up, or do we need to go back to the old days of vigelanty justice...
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      by Jay on Apr 11, 2011 at 06:57 AM in reply to James
      Did you mean vigilante?
  • by Donnie Location: Pcb on Apr 10, 2011 at 07:37 PM
    Thats why i am Installing CCTV with a dvr recorder
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