21 September 2021
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander


The New York State Police in Troop B want to remind the public to lock their cars due to a trend of vehicle break-ins and thefts. Thefts of recreational vehicles and trailers have also occurred.

  • Please always lock your vehicle, even in your own driveway. 
  • Close all windows, including sunroofs. 
  • Never leave keys, valuables, or personal identification in a vehicle. 
  • If possible, place padlocks on trailer hitches to prevent theft.
  • Lock garages and sheds where valuables, vehicles and recreational vehicles may be stored.

Vehicles are being stolen or entered in part because victims have left a vehicle unlocked, with the keys in it. 

Most recently, vehicle thefts and break-ins have occurred in the Malone and Massena areas.

Report any suspicious behavior to your local law enforcement agency.

Anyone with information pertaining to these break-ins is asked to contact State Police at (518) 873-2750.


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