Since February, 96 percent of all thefts from autos in Chatham County have been from unlocked cars. In those incidents, nearly 50 firearms have been stolen. From October 23-October 30, items were stolen from twenty-two unlocked cars. These items included three firearms, cash, jewelry, prescription medications, cell phones and clothing. Officers will canvas neighborhoods Wednesday Nov. 7 with new ‘Lock It or Lose It’ clings that they will distribute in an effort to help remind citizens of the simple step they can keep from becoming a theft victim. Officers will continue to distribute the clings in an ongoing effort to help reduce thefts from autos.