Girard police believe they have arrested the man responsible for a string of vehicle break-ins and thefts over the course of the week.

Girard police believe they have arrested the man responsible for a string of vehicle break-ins and thefts over the course of the week.

Late Monday evening, the Girard police received a tip from a Girard citizen related to the surge in break-ins.

Just after midnight, Girard police officers arrested Shane Dunn, 20, Girard. Dunn was arrested for multiple counts of burglary to a motor vehicle and theft from a motor vehicle.

The Girard police are further issuing tips about how to reduce odds of becoming a victim. That includes taking valuables inside and not leaving them in the car. If you must leave items in your car, cover them and lock your car.

The incident is still under investigation and if there are any further tips about any case, callers may remain anonymous when calling the Girard police.