MINOT, N.D. — Minot police are linking an increase in thefts from vehicles this year to a rise in illegal drug activity.
There were 282 thefts from motor vehicles reported in the city through October — an 84 percent increase from the same time period last year.
Police Chief Jason Olson says there’s a connection between the thefts and increased illegal drug activity.
Authorities are telling people to keep their vehicles locked, and to report suspicious activity.
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