There are ongoing problems with vehicle break-ins in Vernon.

There are ongoing problems with vehicle break-ins in Vernon.

Vernon RCMP issue vehicle break-in alert

As of Tuesday morning, there had been 10 cases of vehicles broken into.

Vernon residents are being warned to keep their vehicles locked.

As of Tuesday morning, there had been 10 cases of vehicles broken into.

“Don’t leave valuables inside vehicles and keep your doors locked,” said Cpl. J.R. Leckie, with the Vernon detachment.

Among the items being taken are cell phones and wallets.

And a vehicle break-in can lead to an expanded investigation for the police.

“If you leave your wallet and it’s taken, your credit card can get used around town,” said Leckie.