Thieves Target Garage Door Openers

The most dangerous thing a thief can steal from your car is your garage door opener. That’s why Reno police are spreading the word that criminals are breaking into cars parked outside of homes in the Virginia Lake area, and they’re doing it for the garage door openers. Police say a lot of don’t lock the garage door leading into their home. That makes the garage door opener essentially a key into your house. Police recommend that you lock your garage opener up in your glove box, console or trunk.