FILE PHOTO: Vehicle thefts and prowls increased in Thurston County in 2015, with the trend continuing into this year. “We used to tell people to lock their cars, but now we have to tell them not to leave anything in their cars,” said Lacey Police Chief Dusty Pierpoint.
FILE PHOTO: Vehicle thefts and prowls increased in Thurston County in 2015, with the trend continuing into this year. “We used to tell people to lock their cars, but now we have to tell them not to leave anything in their cars,” said Lacey Police Chief Dusty Pierpoint. LEE GILES III Staff photographer
FILE PHOTO: Vehicle thefts and prowls increased in Thurston County in 2015, with the trend continuing into this year. “We used to tell people to lock their cars, but now we have to tell them not to leave anything in their cars,” said Lacey Police Chief Dusty Pierpoint. LEE GILES III Staff photographer

Increase in car thefts, prowls defines year in crime for Thurston County

February 26, 2016 7:06 AM