The Corpus Christi Police Department has received 74 reports of firearms stolen from unattended vehicles so far in 2014.

The Corpus Christi Police Auto Theft Task Force investigates the reports for burglary to vehicles and noticed 74 stolen firearms as of May 31. Corpus Christi Police Lieutenant Chris White, the supervisor of the Corpus Christi Police Auto Theft Task Force, said only three firearms have been recovered of those 74 stolen firearms.

The Corpus Christi Police Department recommends that owners not leave the firearms unattended in vehicles, but store the firearms in a locked safe inside a building.

The Corpus Christi Police Auto Theft Task Force reported the following data for 2014:

So far in 2014, the Corpus Christi Auto Theft Task Force has reported 74 fire arms have been stolen from vehicles; six stolen in Jan.; seven reported stolen in Feb.; 18 reported stolen in Mar.; 24 reported stolen in Apr.; 19 reported stolen in May.

Check out the criminal activity reported to the Corpus Christi Police in your neighborhood at Crimereports.com. Anyone who has any information that can help recover the stolen firearms should call the Corpus Christi Police at 886-2841.