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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 08/24/15 – 08/30/2015

 

A burglary occurred in the 25300 block of Silver Aspen Way. Person(s) unknown forced entry into the victim’s home and stole 2 semi-automatic pistols, a taser, a police style baton, a hand held radio, and miscellaneous jewelry items.

A burglary occurred in the 25100 block of The Old Road. A white male adult entered the location (which was open for business) and stole a laptop computer.

A burglary occurred in the 25450 block of The Old Road. A white female adult and a white male adult attempted to cash a counterfeit check at the location. Upon searching the suspects, they were found to have forged access cards, methamphetamine, heroin, drug paraphernalia, stolen property, and burglary tools. They were arrested for the above charges.

A vehicle burglary occurred in the 24900 block of Pico Cyn Road. Person(s) unknown smashed the window of the victim’s vehicle and stole her purse containing her wallet and several credit cards.

 

Tip of the week: Avoiding Vehicle Burglaries

Most criminals who are looking to steal items from a vehicle are looking for the easy targets. Most commonly known as a ‘smash and grab’, the burglars are looking for high value items that are in plain sight which can be easily and quickly taken after finding an unlocked door or smashing a window. Imagine the costs and inconvenience of not only having to replace a smashed window, but also having to replace your driver’s license, credit/debit cards, laptop, cell phone, etc. Here are some great tips to help prevent being a victim of a vehicle burglary.

ALWAYS lock your vehicle when left unattended.

Never leave your wallet or purse in your vehicle and in plain view when leaving your vehicle unattended.

If you use a portable GPS, remove it from the dash or windshield and place it in your glovebox or trunk when leaving your vehicle unattended.

Never leave any high value items (laptops, cell phones, jewelry, tools) inside your vehicle in plain view while unattended. If you cannot carry those items with you, secure them in the trunk.

Use a sunscreen in your windshield, even at night or when parked in a parking structure. This makes it much harder for a burglar to look into your vehicle.

Remember: Vehicle burglars usually will not break into a vehicle with the intention of ‘searching’ it in hopes of finding something of value. This takes too long and the burglar risks being seen. If there is no easy opportunity that is readily available for a ‘smash and grab’ thief, they will more than likely pass your vehicle and look for a better target.

 

Deputy Kevin Duxbury

KBDuxbur@lasd.org

661-799-5158

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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11 Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    I know of a couple break-ins also at Parc Chateaux

  2. A good doberman solves most problems

  3. Thank you Kevin for keeping us safe!!

  4. Awww, thanks. It’s an honor to serve.

  5. Stay safe Kevin! And thank you for all you do!!

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