SHELBYVILLE, IL-(Effingham Radio)- The Shelbyville Police Department is investigating recent residential burglaries.
According to a post on the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook, the department is investigating four residential burglaries that occurred in the overnight hours of June 18th.
The post states, “Chief Dave Tallman said, what is of particular concern about these burglaries, is that in all these cases the residents were at home during the burglaries. This type of burglary, given the right circumstances, can create a dangerous situation.”
The Sheriff’s Department has also had several vehicle burglaries to investigate, according to the post.
Some of these were related to the residential burglaries and others were not.
Authorities are urging Shelbyville residents to keep their houses, garages, and out-buildings locked at all time, as well as removing valuables from vehicles and keeping them locked when not attended.