Police issue warning after weekend car thefts
In the midst of a car theft epidemic in the Metro, the Bettendorf Police Department is issuing a warning to residents after weekend car thefts.
According to the department, vehicles were stolen from attached garages, garage doors left open, and keys left in the ignition.
The department says to keep all doors to homes, vehicles, and garages locked and to report any suspicious activity to 911.
Read more on the Quad City joint taskforce - the Lock It Up Initiative - and how to stay safe here.