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Several Autos Entered in Keeneland Subdivision in Oconee County

Various electronics, cash, and sunglasses were reportedly taken from vehicles overnight Thursday to Friday, Jan. 24-25, 2013.

Oconee County Sheriff's deputies are investigating several reports of entered autos in the Keeneland subdivision off of US 78 that occurred last Thursday night or early Friday morning.

One man reported three vehicles, which had been parked in a driveway in the 1000 block of Derby Lane, were entered between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Jan. 25.

About $1,000 worth of items were taken, including two DVD systems, two pairs of Rayban sunglasses and an iPod nano, according to an incident report.

Another resident of the 1000 block of Derby Lane reported two cars on his porperty were entered.

In that case, a GPS unit and about $40 cash were missing.  The crime occurred sometime between 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 and 6 a.m. on Jan. 25.

A resident of the 1000 block of Keeneland Drive also reported someone went through his daughter's vehicle and removed a GPS device sometime between 9 p.m. on Jan. 24 and 7:45 a.m. on Jan. 25.

No damage to the vehicles was reported.

Patrols have been increased in the area and investigators say they're following up on some leads that seem promising.

The Sheriff's Office recommends residents keep their cars locked and avoid  leaving valuables inside.

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