Everyone in the Bismarck-Mandan area is encouraged to keep doors locked after the Bismarck Police Department responded to a series of thefts this past week.

The five thefts took place at parked cars with the exception of one garage between Saturday, July 19 and Wednesday, July 23.

Some of the property stolen from these five locations include:

  • .9 mm Handgun
  • Blank Checks
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Gerber Multi-Purpose Knife
  • Backpack
  • Prescription Medication
  • Passport

Police Sgt. Mark Buschena has confirmed that it is unknown if the thefts are related.

Keep all personal and valuable belongings out of your cars and make sure all doors are securely locked! If you have any information, please contact the Bismarck Police Department.

[Bismarck Tribune]