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Morinville News

RCMP experiment shows residents still not locking vehicles

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – In the middle of the night he looks up the road at his row of potential targets, 10 cars parked on the street, vehicles illuminated only by the overhead lights. His experience tells him at least two of the vehicles will be unlocked, and both of those are likely to contain items of varying value: change in the coin tray, a GPS unit on the dashboard, wallets and identification in the console. They are all his for the taking.

He hits three door handles without hearing a latch engage… […]