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KCSO advises how to prevent car break-ins
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Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews - photo by C-I file photo
With a recent rash of vehicle break-ins in the West Wateree area of Kershaw County, Sheriff Jim Matthews and lead investigator Capt. Steve Knafelc are cautioning residents to guard their valuables and not make their vehicles easy targets. Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) reports in recent weeks have said the crimes generally have happened in the early morning hours between 1 and 5 a.m., with several thefts occurring along a particular street or two as suspects work their way through the neighborhoods under the cover of darkness. “It’s some young, male subjects that go out at night time and they’ve been hitting subdivisions because the homes are more concentrated.