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Operation Hope Thank You / Internet Exchange Zones / Community Policing Council Meeting Next Week / Property Crimes over the Weekend

Thank you to those who donated to the APD Chaplain Unit’s Operation Hope 2017 campaign to provide meals and toiletries to families in the Foothills over the holiday school break.  The outpouring of generosity is appreciated and the APD Chaplains are busy packing and wrapping the boxes of food and other items for our neighbors in need.  The boxes will be delivered by our Chaplains and police officers this week.


Internet Exchange Zones:  Did you know the APD Foothills Substation has two dedicated parking spots with camera surveillance for the community to do internet exchanges?  The two Internet Exchange parking spots are in our north visitor parking area and are outlined in green paint with signage stating they are Internet Exchange spots. If you like to do shopping on the internet through web sites that require you to meet the seller, come by the Foothills Substation for a little added safety during that exchange/payment process.  We are located at 12800 Lomas Boulevard NE.


The Foothills Community Policing Council meets next Monday, December 11th at 6:00 p.m. at the Holiday Park Community Center at 11710 Comanche Rd NE.


Property Crimes reported in the Foothills Area Command over the weekend (Friday, December 1st through Sunday, December 3rd):

2 Armed Robberies/To Individuals:  Friday:  11100-block of Gibson Ave NE, 200-block of Western Skies SE.

7 Stolen Vehicles:  Friday:  12000-block of Skyline Rd NE, 11700-block of Herman Roser Ave SE: 0957 hr.   Saturday:  13000-block of Central NE.  Sunday:  11200-block of Campo Del Sol Ave NE, 13300-block of Central NE, 11500-block of Ralph Ave NE, 9900-block of Spain Rd NE.

1 Commercial Burglary:  Friday:  2200-block of Juan Tabo Blvd NE.

8 Residential Burglaries:  Friday:  12500-block of Prospect Ave NE, 4000-block of Calle Castano Ct NE, 400-block of Monte Largo Dr NE.  Saturday:  12600-block of Desert Sky Ave NE,    12000-block of Nashua Rd SE, 11100-block of Wales Ave NE.  Sunday:  9800-block of Dorothy Pl NE, 500-block of Elk Dr SE.

14 Auto Burglaries:  Friday:  4600-block of Spanish Bit NE, 700-block of Metro Ln NE, 3300-block of Juan Tabo Blvd NE, 2 vehicles at the same address on the 2000-block of Ferndale Dr SE, 800-block of Landman Dr NE.  Sunday:  10500-block of Copper Pointe Way, 12200-block of Candelaria Rd NE, 13600-block of Barranca Vista Ct NE, 12200-block of Palm Springs Ave NE, 100-block of Lakeshore Dr NE, 4200-block of Eubank Blvd NE, 12800-block of Indian School Rd NE, 12000-block of Skyline Rd NE.  Entries:  Breaking windows, damaging door locks.  Items stolen:  4 failed attempts to steal vehicles left significant damage to vehicles.  Work bag, IDs, Social Security cards for the family, drivers license, credit and debit cards.  A briefcase and sunglasses.  A Day Planner and credit cards.  Leatherman tool, 3 knives and a pair of binoculars.  Vehicle registration, insurance cards and vehicle manual.  Vehicle title.  Credit cards, drivers license, Social Security cards, 2 cell phones, $150 cash and the purse they were in left in the vehicle.  A laptop.


As you can see from the items listed above that were left behind in unattended vehicles, auto burglars stole quite a bit of items including those that can be used to commit further crimes, both white collar and violent crimes.  Please take a moment to clear out your vehicle when you are park to prevent being an auto burglary victim.

Have a great week,

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