Car vandals have begun targeting cars in Middle Village and Maspeth. Local residents said at least three cars had their tires and rims stolen over the weekend. Car related thefts have increased in numerous areas, including Lindenwood and Woodhaven, where similar incidents have been reported. Police caution residents to remove all valuables from vehicles to help prevent thefts. The 104th Precinct also recently reported the arrest of a man police believe is responsible for many of the vehicle break-ins in which electronics are stolen.