Gang Task Force committee issued holiday warning - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Gang Task Force committee issued holiday warning

Posted: Updated:
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Man dies after falling off truck bed

    Man dies after falling off truck bed

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:30:12 GMT

    One man is dead after officials say he fell off of a truck bed.

    More >>

    One man is dead after officials say he fell off of a truck bed.

    More >>
  • Head Start students in Valdosta receive free oral health screening

    Head Start students in Valdosta receive free oral health screening

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:16:03 GMT
    Oral hygienists from the Georgia Department of Public Health examined the teeth of some of the students at one of the Head Start centers in Valdosta Tuesday morning to get a better understanding of the level of oral health and oral health awareness in the area.More >>
    Oral hygienists from the Georgia Department of Public Health examined the teeth of some of the students at one of the Head Start centers in Valdosta Tuesday morning to get a better understanding of the level of oral health and oral health awareness in the area.More >>
  • UPS to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

    UPS to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:44:34 GMT
    UPS said it expects to hire approximately 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees to handle increased demand for package deliveries over the holiday season.More >>
    UPS said it expects to hire approximately 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees to handle increased demand for package deliveries over the holiday season.More >>

By Jim Wallace - bio | email

November 20, 2008

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany Police warn that crooks are taking advantage of the cold weather to steal cars.

Two cars have been stolen while warming up in driveways.

Wednesday morning a car was stolen in the 400 block of Harding Street when the owner cranked it and left it running, and went back inside.

That car was recovered early this morning in the 800 block of Holloway Avenue. Then this morning another warming up car was stolen in the 11-hundred block of Benjamin.

Albany Police Officer Todd Noyes said "It's a crime of opportunity. Someone walking by sees the vehicle running. No one watching the vehicle, they are taking that opportunity to take what they want."

Police suspect the car thieves could be kids, but they are warning people to be more careful, and stay with your car if you decide to let it warm up on these cold mornings.

Feedback