Hanford dealing with surge of car burglaries

More than two dozen car burglaries have been reported in the Hanford area over the past two weeks, police said.

The latest were reported between late Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning in the north and west parts of Hanford. Five car burglaries occurred in the area and four more were reported throughout the rest of Hanford, police said. The items stolen in each of the burglaries varied from loose change to high-priced electronic equipment.

Fifteen burglaries were reported the week before, police said.