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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Police Press Release - BPD warns residents on recent rash of theft from unlocked vehicles in Delmar

          The Bethlehem Police Department is currently investigating a series of overnight thefts from unlocked vehicles in Delmar.  Overnight from Wednesday, December 5th to the early morning hours of Thursday, December 6th, unknown person(s) entered multiple vehicles and stole items consisting of change, electronics and personal property.

            The majority of the thefts took place in the Old Delmar neighborhood.  At this time police are investigating fifteen reports of theft or of vehicles that appeared to have been ransacked.

            Bethlehem Police are providing the following precautions in an effort to prevent becoming a victim of these types of crimes:

  • Ensure all vehicles parked outside overnight are locked at all times
  • Leave valuables out of view in the vehicle
  • Leave exterior lightning, or motion lights, on overnight

            Bethlehem Police are also requesting that anyone with home video surveillance that may reveal these suspects review this video.  Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact Bethlehem Police at 518-439-9973.  Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Capital Region Crime Stoppers at or by downloading the free P3 Tips app to any IOS or Android device.