Idiot Burglar takes Selfie

About 7 a.m. on a Saturday a burglar entered a home through an unlocked side door (how anyone can sleep overnight while a door stays unlocked is a whole new article)....more

Police offer 18 Burglary Prevention Tips

To help keep your home and property safe from crime, the New Castle County Police Department provides the following guidelines:...more

Myths Facts and Burglary Prevention

Myth: Most burglaries occur at night when nobody can see the intruder.Fact: Most burglaries occur during the day because criminals know that’s the most likely time that people are away at work.Myth: Most burglaries are random and spontaneous.Fact: Most burglaries occur after the thief has “cased” a residence and pre-meditated an intrusion and getaway plan....more

Small Town investigates String of Burglaries

Home burglaries don’t just happen in the big cities that everyone’s heard of. They can also occur in small towns—simply because the burglar lives in them or in neighboring areas. Such is the case with Kirksville, Missouri. A recent report from heartlandconnection.com tells of multiple burglaries. They have elements in common: The thief enters overnight while the occupants are asleep and takes cash....more

The Whitehouse Break-in

What a nutcase: the man who recently broke into the White House, missing President Obama by just minutes. (Why isn’t the White House fence more unscalable?)Omar J. Gonzalez, 42 and unarmed, was arrested just inside the house. The Texan was charged with unlawful entry, and it’s not clear what his motive was....more

When Your Safe Place Doesn't Feel Safe

Living, Loving, Laughing... http://youthinkyoucanblog.wordpress.comSix years, five months, three days, and 18 hours, I met my husband for the first time on the driveway of his beautiful home.Four years, one month, two days and 2 hours, I moved into his beautiful home and I loved our quiet neighborhood.Two years, four months, two days, and 8 hours, I found joy in the solitude of my new telecommuting job. A job I can do from the comforts of my office nestled inside my beloved home in my quiet neighborhood....more

Burglar Leaves Porn in Kid’s Bedroom

Maybe you’ve heard of burglars stealing porn…but leaving it at the victim’s house? A man in Salem, Oregon, broke into a woman’s apartment, leaving behind a porn video in a seven-year-old girl’s bedroom. Police think the man broke in earlier and hid in the girl’s closet, then made his move soon after midnight, replacing the cartoon film in the DVD with a porn film. Three miles away another break-in occurred, but the man fled after the female resident screamed. Sounds like this could have been the same perpetrator....more

Burglars steal Computers, Jewelry and Puppy!

If ever there were a heartless robber, it’s the one (or two/three?) who stole a little dog named Pepper, a schnauzer-poodle mix, as part of their burglary in New Jersey....more

Sandra Bullock stalked and burglarized

Gee, even the rich and famous can be burglarized. Recently a man apparently broke into the West Los Angeles home of Sandra Bullock; he’d also been stalking her. He pleaded not guilty to the charges which include weapons possession—one of the weapons was a machine gun—all found in his home.All in all, bail was set for $2 million, and it has yet to be determined if there’s enough evidence for him to go to trial....more

Kiddie Burglary Ring busted with 10-year-olds

Kids can be so cruel—at least when they kick in the doors of homes and rob people. At least three thieves were arrested for suspected involvement in a series of Southeast Austin burglaries.One is 18-year-old Erik Rene Marciel. Another of the juveniles is linked to up to 11 burglaries. The third robber is 10 years old, possibly related to an older suspect (a very logical deduction)....more
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