EAST PEORIA — East Peoria Police reported Dec. 12 that there has been a rash of vehicle burglaries and even one stolen vehicle over the past several days. The areas where the incidents have occurred are Springfield Road, Field Grove Court and Rue Vue de Lac. 

Police said all of the vehicles involved had the doors unlocked and where either parked in the driveway or in the garage with the garage door open. Items taken from the vehicles include phone chargers, change, credit cards, gift cards and wallets. 

Police stated that it is important for residents to lock their vehicles, garages and residences. 

"With the holiday season approaching more opportunities exist and we encourage everyone to lookout for each other and report any suspicious activity of people," authorities said.