Footprints in the snow help track down thieves
Two Alpena men are behind bars, accused of stealing items from vehicles.
While patrolling a neighborhood officers from the Alpena Police Department noticed footprints around several parked cars. Police began checking the area and after an extensive search two people were located. The officers say the suspects had several stolen items on them when they were tracked down.
The 21-year-old and 20-year-old are facing multiple counts of larceny from a motor vehicle.
Police are reminding everyone to always lock their vehicles and not to keep items inside cars in clear view.