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CRIME PREVENTION VACATION TIPS

 
 
By Paula Dickenson, USN Retired
Crime Prevention Specialist, Alpine and East County Rural Sheriff Substation
 
June 25, 2012 (San Diego's East County)We plan, look forward to and want to enjoy that much deserved time.  It's a vacation!  Whether it's for a couple of days or weeks, don't let yours be ruined by crime.
An empty house is a tempting target and opportunity for a burglar.  On the road, you may become a prime opportunity for the criminal with identity theft, auto burglaries and fraud.

HOT PROWL BURGLARS ON PROWL IN RAMONA

 
June 8, 2012 (Ramona) -- The San Diego Sheriff's Department is warning people in Ramona to be aware of a burglar targeting homes in the San Diego Country Estates. Three hot prowl burglaries were reported Wednesday night. A "hot prowl" is a burglary when an intruder enters a house while someone is home. A hot prowl burglary is dangerous because of the possible confrontation between the burglar and the victim. So far, no one has seen the burglar/s.