The Mendota Police Department has been investigating approximately 20 vehicle burglaries, a stolen vehicle and criminal damage to a vehicle over the past couple months in several different neighborhoods, police said in a news release. 

The Mendota Police Department has identified three juveniles responsible for these crimes and as of Monday, two of them are cooperating with this investigation. 

These cases will be forwarded to the La Salle County Juvenile Probation and the La Salle County State’s Attorney’s Office for review on charges. The Mendota Police Department reminded all citizens to lock their vehicles and do not keep valuable items unattended in vehicles. 

The departments asks people stay vigilant and report any crimes or suspicious activity.

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