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Auto burglaries still on the rise in St. Pete

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St. Petersburg Police are asking residents to be vigilant in making sure their cars are locked at all times. According to the department, Florida is second in the nation for auto thefts and St. Pete is in the midst of an alarming rise in auto thefts and burglaries. During the month of May there were 455 auto burglaries. During that same month last year there were only 291. Police say young residents are traveling through neighborhoods checking door handles at…

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