(Festus) Guns being taken from vehicles and vehicles altogether being stolen remains a constant problem within the City of Festus and across Jefferson County.

Festus Police Chief Tim Lewis says one such stealing case happened on October 6th.

Another case recently reported involves stolen vehicles.

According to Chief Lewis, a majority of the vehicles stolen locally are typically recovered.

He says the vehicles are found at some point and time in the City of St. Louis or St. Louis County, being used in other crimes or a way of travel to and from the city.