EPD Crime Prevention has noted another rash of reported burglaries through unlocked doors, with the victims asleep inside during the crimes.
These burglaries happened on April 7 between 12:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. off E. 19th Avenue between Harris Street and Emerald Street. Each burglary had the same M.O.:
The cases are: 17-05411, 17-05413, and 17-05473
On March 11, we had a similar spate of burglaries on E. 19th Avenue between Potter and Agate between 3:40 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. March 11, 2017. The suspect(s) found unlocked front or back doors and entered the homes, stealing computers. In each incident there was more than one resident present during the burglaries. The cases are: 17-03825 / 17-03827 / 17-03830
Please ensure doors and windows are locked, and that garage door openers are not left where thieves can get them and use the to enter your home through the garage.
Keep an eye out for your neighbors and report any suspicious activity to the proper authorities.