FPD has noticed an increase in motor scooter thefts in the city. The intent of this release is to pass along crime prevention tips.
There has been an increase of motor scooter thefts in Frederick. Below are some suggestions on how you can protect your scooter and reduce the chances of becoming a victim.
• PARK IN A WELL LIT AREA
• ENSURE YOUR STEERING LOCK IS OPERATIONAL
• ENSURE YOU TAKE THE KEYS WITH YOU
• ENSURE THAT ALL COMPARTMENTS ARE LOCKED
• SECURE YOUR SCOOTER USING A CABLE LOCK OR CHAIN AND RUN THE CABLE THROUGH BOTH WHEELS
MAINTAIN PROPER DOCUMENTATION FOR YOUR SCOOTER THAT INCLUDES YEAR, MAKE, MODEL, AND VIN NUMBER. THIS WILL ASSIST IN INVESTIGATING ANY REPORTS OF CRIMES AGAINST YOUR PROPERTY.
IF YOU DO BECOME A VICTIM…..REPORT IT TO THE POLICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!!
Officer issuing release: CPL Corbett, 301-600-6235