According to police data, Wallingford ranks 11th in number of car prowls among Seattle’s neighborhoods, behind Queen Anne, Capitol Hill, and Ballard, to name a few.
I’m not surprised Wallingford shows up near the top of the list, it seems like I hear about a new incident every day. Wallingford resident Susan Gilmore recounts her recent experience:
My car was prowled not once but twice last week. They took my husband’s swimming bag and the disabled pass we have for my MIL. That’s the 5th time since October and it’s getting pretty old. I have a Subaru and went to the dealership last week and had my keys rekeyed so hopefully that will stop it. I had an alarm system on my car, but they still broke in.
According to the police, if your car is broken into, you should file a report by calling the non-emergency number at 206-625-5011, or file one online at:
— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) May 11, 2016