|At a recent meeting, PBSO District 6 Captain Mark Murray reported an increase in house burglaries in neighboring communities where doors were left unlocked. |
He said burglars are breaking in through sliding glass doors. He urged all citizens to protect their sliding glass doors with one of the many devices on the market for this purpose. Like all devices, they must be used religiously and all doors need to be locked. And if you have an alarm with a permit, turn it on.
He also said most vehicle burglaries happen with unlocked doors and with valuables left in sight. Bad guys go through a communities at night and check every door of every car parked outside. If any door is unlocked, they rifle though the entire car and take everything of value.
Bottom line: Always lock your house and car doors and never leave valuables inside cars.