Montpelier Hills News

Car Thefts Along Muirkirk - Take Precautions

This article follows up the information sent out in MH NEWS email on February 25. Click here to read that story as it was also posted on the Muirkirk Road News and Views blog at that time.

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Recently, police have put up an electric sign on Rt. 197 between Contee Road and Muirkirk Road, alerting citizens of this current rash of car thefts, which, in retrospect, appears to have begun as early as February 2 along Route 197 and its adjoining streets, including Muirkirk Rd.

According to P.G. Crime Reports in the Washington Post's weekly Thursday P.G. Extras Supplements, several vehicles have been stolen in nearby Montpelier, but no vehicles have been reported stolen in Montpelier Hills.