Lynchburg Police are warning citizens of car break-ins and urge residents to take precautions. According to the LPD, there have been 138 car break-ins reported so far in 2014- 38 percent have occurred in just last 3 months. But with the holiday season now upon us temptation increases. Experts urge shoppers to keep valuables or gifts out of sight packages should be put in the trunk. Never leave GPS units in your vehicle; don’t leave a car running and always lock your doors. Authorities say thieves are on the lookout for opportunity the items sought and most easily stolen include purses, keys and electronics. Since September, there have been 52 breakins and counting tis the season.