Thieves are out on the prowl, looking for easy pickings and they love unlocked vehicles.

Stealing personal property from unlocked vehicles continues to be an issue in neighborhoods across St. Mary’s County. The easiest and most effective way to prevent these thefts is to simply lock your vehicles when not occupied, especially at night.

If you have been the victim of theft, make a report to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office by calling 301-475-8008 or utilize our online reporting system at