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Posted on: April 11, 2017

[ARCHIVED] ALERT: Rash of Occupied Burglaries through Unlocked Doors

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 entry was through unlocked door
  • the victims, all UO students, were asleep in the house
  • the burglars took either a Macbook Pro or Macbook Air
  • The suspect(s) disregarded other valuables in plain sight and within easy reach.
  • All of the involved location are off of E 19th Ave between Harris Street and Emerald Street.

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.

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