Recently, the Oakland Police Department has noticed an increase in the number of reported thefts from motor vehicles in and around the surrounding area. Residents are once again reminded to lock their vehicles when left unattended and to remove all valuables including wallets, purses, cell phones and other electronic devices.  Suspects have been targeting fitness and daycare centers and have been known to break windows to gain entry if valuables are observed inside the vehicle. We encourage you to remain vigilant of your surroundings and to report any suspicious activity to the Oakland Police Department at 201-337-6171.