The Chula Vista Police Department would like to inform residents, business owners and visitors that there has been a recent increase of tailgates being stolen from pick-up trucks.
Since January 2011 there have been more than 10 reported cases of tailgate theft in the City of Chula Vista, most involved Ford F-Series trucks.
Motorists can prevent these thefts by installing a 'tailgate specific' locking mechanism on their vehicle.
If you observe suspicious activity in your area please do not hesitate to call the Chula Vista Police Department non-emergency line at (619) 691-5151.
If you observe a crime in progress or an emergency situation please call 911.
Police Public Information Office