Liberty police release videos of suspected car thieves

Suspects accused of stealing from a lot more than a dozen unlocked automobiles

LIBERTY, Mo. — Two thieves cashed in on what law enforcement simply call “crimes of opportunity” in a Liberty community.

Investigators launched two small videos exhibiting two people today who are suspected of likely by way of a community around Ruth Moore Park on the lookout for unlocked cars. The crooks checked each individual motor vehicle doorway, and if it was unlocked, they had simple accessibility to steal.

Law enforcement claimed the crimes all took spot early in the morning amongst 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. May well 19.

They are suspected of stealing a gun, purses, credit rating autos and other goods that have been left inside far more than a dozen vehicles. Detectives claimed the suspects also stole three of the vehicles mainly because entrepreneurs left keys inside of the unlocked automobiles.

“When they are lucky enough to come across one unlocked, they choose every thing they can,” Liberty Police Capt. Andy Hedrick said. “They’ve been profitable in stealing purses and credit score cards and at minimum one firearm.”

Because that video clip was recorded, Capt. Hedrick stated a complete of 13 cars had been damaged into. The video clip does not demonstrate faces of the would-be criminals since it was even now dim outside. 3 of individuals autos ended up stolen, according to law enforcement.

“Basically, we’re asking men and women to retain their doorways locked. Park in well-lit areas if you can. Get rid of your valuables from your cars, and lock your vehicles. That would really assist,” Hedrick extra.

Liberty doesn’t have a superior criminal offense fee, so this is particularly about to law enforcement. Hedrick reported folks should really also lock the doorways on their residences as perfectly, in effort to not to provide criminals an additional easy goal. 

If you can help detect the burglars, phone the Liberty Police Office at 816-439-4730 or the Suggestions Hotline at 816-474-Tips.

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