The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a recent increase in burglaries and thefts and is asking the public to be vigilant.
The incidents have primarily occurred in rural areas at homes and businesses.
“Please remember to lock your vehicles and buildings,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
The burglaries and thefts are being “aggressively investigated.”
Residents are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office (563-382-4268) if they see any suspicious activity or notice anything out of the ordinary.