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Police remind residents to always lock vehicles; rate of firearms stolen from vehicles is increasing

The Lexington Police Department has a message for residents, especially gun owners: Never leave valuables in your car or truck, and always make sure that vehicle is locked. So far this year, 132 guns have been reported stolen from vehicles in Lexington. In the vast majority of those cases, the vehicle was left unlocked. Lawrence Weathers “We are on pace to have the highest number of guns stolen from...