Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver reminds residents not to leave vehicles running and unattended
NARRATIVE: With the cold temperatures across the metro area Sheriff David A. Weaver reminds citizens not leave vehicles running and unattended, also known as “Puffing”.
Colorado Revised Statute, 42-4-1206, essentially addresses the fact that it is illegal for a person to leave a vehicle running and unattended. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office joins members of the “Colorado Auto Theft Investigators” group in trying to educate the public that leaving a vehicle on and unattended is a good way to get it stolen. Many auto thieves look for this effortless opportunity to steal a vehicle, DON’T LET THEM VICTIMIZE YOU!
Please do your part in preventing auto theft, if you have to warm up your vehicle in the morning, make sure to stay with it.