Representatives from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department report monthly at the Sterling Ridge Village Association Board meetings. They share information on crime in the area and answer questions or concerns. These meetings are open to all residents of Sterling Ridge and the general public. In February, Deputy Jason Hopper reviewed a report of the Burglary of Motor Vehicles in 2016 for the Montgomery County area. This is when items are stolen from a motor vehicle. There were 434 incidents for the entire area and within Sterling Ridge there were 82 BMV’s of which 50% were unlocked vehicles!
Things you can do to minimize your risk include-
- Lock your vehicle
- Remove property from inside the vehicle
- When possible park vehicles in garage