The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department is warning about a rash of ATV thefts.

The sheriff’s department says that the thefts are happening all over the county, mostly overnights. They recommend you secure your recreational vehicles and make sure to take the key out of the ignition when you put it away. They are also suggesting that you keep all of the paperwork and take photos of your ATV so that you can recover it, if it does get stolen.

You should report any suspicious activity to the sheriff’s department. at 812-379-1740 or you can call the dispatch center at 812-379-1689