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Daily Watch Notes: Property Crime in the Foothills, Monday 2/23/15

Robberies to a Business, Residence or Individual:  0

Stolen Vehicles:  0

Commercial Burglary:  0

Residential Burglary:  2, on the 11700-block of Tivoli and one on the 11500-block of Beringer Avenue NE.  Entry was made by force via doors at each location.

Auto Burglary:  1, on the 10500-block of San Jacinto.  Stereo stolen and went unnoticed for 2 days.  Lock was punched to gain entry to the vehicle.

For tips on strengthening doors, please see my previous posts on “Crime Prevention and the Front Door” and “Crime Prevention:  Windows and Doggie Doors.”  These are also posted on nextdoor.com to the Foothills Area Command members and fliers are available at the Foothills Substation, 12800 Lomas Blvd NE. 

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

  • A Terri Ken

    What does it mean “lock was punched”?

    • That means the offender punched out the door lock, that’s a trick they use with burglary tools to make entry via a door instead of breaking the vehicle window or prying the window out of the track. Thanks, that is a good question. Be safe! Jill