A number of break and enters over the long weekend have police reminding residents to not make themselves a target for would-be thieves.
South Simcoe Police are investigating a number of home break and enters, as well as thefts from garages and vehicles.
They say the harder you make it for thieves to get what they want, the quicker they will move on to the next location.
Police say simple steps will keep your valuables safe.
Lock vehicle and house doors and windows, ensure valuables are out of site.
Do not discuss the contents of your house with neighbours or on social media and do not announce travel plans on your voice mail or social media
Police say if you feel uncomfortable or see something suspicious call them, they will respond.