Lock it or lose it is the message the OPP is conveying in the Northeast.
The OPP says in the area says five incidents of theft from, or of, vehicles were reported in the last week alone.
Police say taking I-D and anything valuable out of your vehicle will help prevent theft.
The OPP says installing motion sensors in garages and on properties are great deterrents along with keeping garages locked.
Police say the best way to combat theft to be pro-active with your vehicle’s security and well-being.