KENT COUNTY, Mich. (WZZM) -- The sheriff's department is warning residents to lock their doors following a rash of two dozen recent home invasions.
Investigators say since Nov. 1, 24 homes been broken into in Plainfield, Cannon, Ada, Cascade, and Grand Rapids townships.
The method of home invasion and times of break-in vary. In Cannon Township, the burglars made entry to the homes through side doors into garages, where vehicles were rummaged through.
The Kent County Sheriff's Department recommends residents use dead bolts on their doors and not leave valuables inside vehicles.
If you see any suspicious person or vehicle, report it at (616) 632-6100 or call Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.