During the investigation, police found that every vehicle that had been unlawfully entered had been left unlocked by its owner. Chief Laura Wright reminds residents to secure their vehicles upon exiting and to remove items of value that might entice those looking for an easy mark.

A firearm was among items stolen from vehicles in Camdenton on Halloween.

According to a press release from the Camdenton Police Department, officers investigated numerous reports of vehicle tampering within the city on Oct. 31. An unknown suspect or suspects rifled through vehicles, taking several items of value in addition to the firearm.

During the investigation, police found that every vehicle that had been unlawfully entered had been left unlocked by its owner. Chief Laura Wright reminds residents to secure their vehicles upon exiting and to remove items of value that might entice those looking for an easy mark. 

Anyone with information regarding the person or persons responsible for these thefts are asked to call the Camdenton Police Department at 573-346-3604.