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Newest Neighborhood Watch Group / Day 24: Garage Door Pledge / Property Crime on Tuesday

Please welcome the newest Neighborhood Watch group in the Foothills Area Command:  The residents of the 9700 block of Aztec Rd NE.  Thanks to Ida and Eddie for doing the Starter Kit and hosting the meeting and thank you to Lisa for stepping forward as the Block Captain for the group!  We now have a block of 28 homes ready to serve as eyes and ears on the block for their community and APD.  If you want to start a Neighborhood Watch group on your block, call Steve Sink at 244-6644 to request your Starter Kit.

Day 24 of the Foothills 30-Day Garage Door Pledge:  We are in the home stretch and I hope everyone who signed the pledge form sent to Neighborhood Watch Block Captains and Foothills Area Command Neighborhood Associations and HOAS is still keeping those garage doors closed and alerting neighbors who have forgotten to close their garage doors.

Property Crimes in the Foothills on Tuesday, September 20th:

3 Stolen Vehicles:  12000-block of Skyline Rd NE, 2900-block of Maxine St NE and 12700-block of Granite Ave NE.  We also had 1 attempt to steal a vehicle yesterday.

1 Commercial Burglary:  11800-block of Lomas Blvd NE.

5 Residential Burglaries: 11300-block of Campo Del Sol NE, 2900-block of Maxine St NE, 12000-block of Menaul Blvd NE, 13400-block of Summit Hills Rd NE and 5100-block of Mesa Del Oso Rd NE.  Entries via sliding glass doors left unlocked, damaging a front door using the owner’s landscaping rock, kicking in the front door.  Jewelry, cash and other items stolen.

9 Auto Burglaries:  two vehicles at the same address on the 400-block of Dunes SE, 300-block of Western Skies SE, 11300-block of Campo Del Sol NE, 3300-block of Juan Tabo Blvd NE, 1900-block of Eubank Blvd NE, 5000-block of Cumbre De Sur NE, 3800-block of Calle Olivo NE, 10700-block of Lagrima De Oro NE.  Entries via smashing windows and popping out windows and unforced entries were via unlocked doors and leaving windows slightly open.  Taken?  stereos, industrial paint machine, laptop, bags of tools, iPad, rummaged through glove box, purse and contents. 

Stay safe, and thanks again to the residents of the 9700-block of Aztec for being pro-active and forming a Neighborhood Watch group.

Jill Garcia, Crime Prevention Specialist / ICPS, NCPS, APD Foothills Area Command