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Police: Thieves target vehicles in Vienna

Items taken from cars at Yeonas Park, Vienna Community Center

A number of recent incidents in Vienna confirm the necessity of making sure items are secured when leaving a vehicle.

• A local resident informed Vienna police that on June 1 between 1 and 4:30 p.m. his wallet, which contained U.S. currency, credit and debit cards, and his driver’s license, was stolen from his unlocked vehicle while he was at Yeonas Park, 1319 Ross Drive, S.W.

A short time later, he discovered fraudulent charges had been made to his cards, police said.

• A juvenile reported to Vienna police that on June 1 between 7:30 and 9:50 p.m. his phone and charger had been stolen while he was practicing on the ball fields near the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, S.E.