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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]


Here is the Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) Public Safety & Crime Information Report for May 13 – May 27, 2018:

05/15/18, 05/17/18, 05/18/18, 05/21/18, 05/26/18:
Burglary (Vehicles): 24700 block Pico Canyon Road, 27400 block The Old Road, 25200 block The Old Road, 25300 block Irving Lane
Six vehicle burglaries were reported at the above locations and dates in which person(s) unknown smashed windows of the vehicles, stealing items such as wallets, passports, clothing, keys, laptop computer, iWatch, sunglasses, and an iPhone.

05/15/18
Burglary (Vehicle): 25300 block The Old Road
Person(s) unknown entered the victim’s vehicle and stole two toolboxes containing various tools. The victim stated that his vehicle was locked. There were no signs of forced entry. Total loss was $5,000.00.

Burglary (Vehicle): 24900 Pico Canyon Road
Person(s) unknown pried open the door of the victim’s motorhome and stole a television, X-Box, X-Box games, exterior camera, and the license plate.

05/21/18
Petty Theft: 24900 block Pico Canyon Road
Person(s) unknown cut the locks on two coin operated washing machines and stole $100.00 in U.S. currency.

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.
1. Always lock your vehicle when left unattended.
2. Never leave your wallet or purse in your vehicle and in plain view when leaving your vehicle unattended.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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 move on.

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