Avoid holiday decoration thefts this holiday season

Local law enforcement agencies are warning people about an uptick in thefts of outdoor holiday decorations this season.

The Shakopee Police Department offers a few tips for protecting your decorations from theft:

  • Install motion detecting lights
  • Zip tie the decorations to something secure
  • Use a locking extension cord
  • Attach decorations to a yard stake
  • Form a neighborhood watch
  • Call police if you see anything suspicious