Thefts of box and utility trailers reported

Thefts of box and utility trailers reported 4***Be Alert*** Neighboring counties are experiencing a rash of thefts of box trailers and utility trailers. We would like to make our citizens aware of this, as it appears the thief or thieves are not targeting one particular area. Please take measures to secure any haul-behind equipment. We suggest:
1. Using a tongue/hitch/chock lock
2. Park smartly
3. Do not leave valuable equipment on your trailer
4. Add unique markings or an owner applied number in inconspicuous places on the trailer
5. If your trailer is equipped with a GPS tracker, be certain that it is hidden
As always, we ask that you report any suspicious activity.
–Giles County Sheriff’s Office

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