The Niagara Regional Police Service has been investigating a number of daytime residential break and enters that have occurred in the Niagara Region staring July 9, 2015.
The break and enters have occurred in Niagara on the Lake, Grimsby and Pelham. The majority in Niagara on the Lake.
The suspects appear to be targeting jewelry.
While some of the incidents did involve forced entry to the homes, some were residences that were left unlocked.
– Ensure your residence entry points and vehicles are left locked “Lock it or Lose it”
– Consider an alarm system with an exterior siren and flashing light. Place decals on your windows and doors.
– Secure backyard gates.
– Consider a dog
– Motion lights
– Valuables such as expensive jewelry and other collectibles should be secured in locked safes and not left on display in bedrooms or stored in unlocked dressers.
For further information on Crime Prevention follow the link bellow to the NRPS website: