Trumbull police report uptick in shoplifting, vehicle thefts over one week

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TRUMBULL — In the last week from March 25 to March 31, the Trumbull Police Department reported a significant number of calls for service totaling 356 incidents, highlighting a spree of retail thefts and vehicle-related crimes within the community.

According to the department’s weekly summary, officers responded to 10 alarm calls, 27 medical assists, and 15 motor vehicle accidents.

Notably, there were 20 instances of shoplifting and larcenies, which signifies a concerning trend in retail crime for local businesses.

Additionally, the police documented a stolen vehicle, seven thefts from vehicles, and three burglaries, suggesting an increase in property-related offenses.

The department also handled one assault, four public disturbances, and seven domestic violence incidents, underlining a range of public safety concerns for Trumbull residents.

The week’s activities contribute to the year’s total, with the department having managed 5,236 calls-for-service to date.

The police are urging the community to remain vigilant, report any suspicious activities, and take preventative measures to secure their property.

The department continues to investigate these crimes and encourages anyone with information to come forward to assist in their efforts to maintain public safety.

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