A note from the Valentine Police Department: Please check your property as there has been a rash of break-ins and a vehicle theft. Should you notice any suspicious activity, please contact the Valentine Police Department at 402-376-3055.

A total of four vehicles were stolen last night, Thursday, March 14th, around the 800 block of North Cherry Street. Thefts from multiple outbuildings were reported as well.

Vehicle 1: Red 2016 Ford Explorer bearing Nebraska Plate 66C301

Vehicle 2: Black 2008 2 Door Jeep Wrangler bearing Nebraska Plate 66B709

The third vehicle that was stolen in Valentine was an older minivan, which was recovered.

A 4th vehicle was stolen from South Dakota and recovered by the Cherry County Sheriff’s Department.

Remember DO NOT leave your keys in your vehicles. Even if they are stored in an outbuilding. If you have valuable items in outbuildings, lock the outbuildings. The majority of thefts we investigate are crimes of opportunity and the perpetrators are easily deterred by locked doors. If you have any information regarding this or other crimes, please contact the Valentine Police Department at 402-376-3055.