Snellville police issue warning for homeowners with sheds

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Snellville police issue warning for homeowners with sheds

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Jennifer Lauren and her husband, Rick Myers, built a shed with old tin and salvaged wood they bought from dealers at the Scott Antique Markets. Ben Jackson

Do you own a shed? Snellville Police have an important message for you.

A 'dirtbag' is responsible for a string of shed break-ins around Snellville, according to police.

The department took to Facebook to warn residents of the potential danger.

If you live in Snellville, and have a shed in your back yard - please keep a lookout. There is a dirtbag that would...

Posted by Snellville Police Department on Monday, October 19, 2015

There have been nine reported incidents over the last 3 weeks, according to a statement by Snellville P.D.

Most of the properties affected in the past few weeks have been located south of South Gwinnett High School, according to the Facebook post.

Police encourage residents to invest in obstacles for potential thieves such as security systems, lights and locked doors and windows.

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