Thieves nab $12,000 in checks from unlocked car

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Thefts from vehicles are one of the most reported crime in the city of Fairfield and occur in all areas of the city and at all hours of the day. This video was released by Fairfield as a warning about locking car doors.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

An unlocked 2010 Jeep Liberty opened the door for thieves to nab almost $12,000 in checks.

A 40-year-old West Chester Twp. man left $11,950 in checks made out to Odesa Auction in his vehicle while the car was parked in the 8000 block of Woodlark Lane between 11 p.m. July 7 and 10 a.m. the next day, according to a police report.

Thieves made off with the money.

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The incident was reported to police at around noon July 8. T

ownship spokeswoman Barb Wilson said the case is currently “inactive.”