Don't let your guard down just because you live in a rural area
Rural communities have their own unique crime problems — theft of crops, timber, livestock and expensive farm equipment.
People who vandalize do more than break mailboxes. They can destroy crops and fields as well. Crimes such as burglary, rape, assault and auto theft also happen in our rural areas.
I would ask that you keep an eye out for things that seem unusual as well as follow these helpful tips:
Check doors and locks
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