Sheriff says, “Be mindful of your property”

Paul Garrod •

   PAW PAW - Van Buren County Sheriff Daniel Abbott warns that as spring weather arrives, there has been an increase in suspicious nightly activity.
   “Be mindful of your property,” said Abbott. “Several stolen vehicles and car larcenies have been reported lately countywide.  
   “Make sure you are locking your homes and cars to help deter this criminal activity. Keep an exterior light on and report any suspicious people and vehicles in your neighborhood,” said Abbott.
   Anyone with information can contact the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office at (269) 657-3101, Crime Stoppers 1 (800) 342-7867, Silent Observer (269) 343-2100 or your local police department.
   Mobile phone users and online users can provide anonymous crime tips to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office by sending a text Tip Soft message by sending a text message to “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword VBCTIP from a mobile phone. To submit an online tip, go to and at the top of the homepage follow the directions to submit a tip.

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