Colonel Terry Daigre wants to inform the residents of Terrebonne Parish the importance of not leaving their unoccupied vehicle with the engine running.
Within the past few months TPSO deputies have responded to several complaints of vehicles being stolen whereas the keys were left in them with the engines running. This is a crime of opportunity that criminals are taking advantage of.
The most recent automobile thefts have occurred at local convenience stores, department stores and from the homes of a residents.
Visit TPSO Facebook for the most recent auto theft that occurred at an East Houma store. Anyone with information concerning this investigation is encouraged to call TPSO, (985)876-2500, or Crime Stopper, 1(800)743-7433, and may become eligible for a cash reward.