NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander
Kinderhook, New York – The State Police from the Kinderhook barracks would like to remind citizens to properly secure their vehicles at all time due to an increase in vehicle break-ins and thefts.
Over the December 26, 2020 weekend the State Police in Kinderhook investigated twelve vehicle break-in incidents. All but one of the vehicles were unsecured with valuables left inside.
Please always lock your vehicle, even in your own driveway. Close all windows including sunroofs. Park in well-lit areas. Never leave your vehicle unattended while it is running. Never leave keys, valuables, or personal identification in a vehicle.