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Prowlers, thefts see summertime bump in Petersburg

Petersburg’s Police Department this month has seen an increase in local residents reporting prowlers and has also been investigating several thefts and a burglary in the community. Police are warning the community to lock up their homes and vehicles and report suspicious activity. Joe Viechnicki spoke with interim police chief Bruce Westre about the problem.

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The police department number is 772-3838.

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