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Don’t leave presents in your car, sheriff warns

Holiday season brings higher number of thefts

Posted: December 20, 2016 2:22 p.m.

Recent car break-ins in Dawson County subdivisions have Sheriff Billy Carlisle advising residents to take extra precautions against thefts this holiday season.

According to Carlisle, the sheriff's office received an increase in break-ins and thefts of cars at the beginning of December, particularly in the Biscayne and Chestatee on Lanier subdivisions.

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