Category: Burglars and Crime

Burglars Steal Guns, Trade for Cash and Drugs in Waterloo, Iowa

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Police Shoot Homeowner Who Shot Burglar Breaking into Home in Dallas

We’ve known for years that burglars steal guns – and that firearms have been added to the list of things burglars target most – the list also includes cash, jewelry, electronics, and prescription drugs. I’ve posted on this topic before, recommending that homeowners use guns safes – and that they equip those gun safes with…

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Daring Daylight Burglars Use New Tactics in Winter Park, Florida

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This time of year, many residents of northern states are thinking wistfully about living in Florida. The southern climate is certainly tempting from November through April, and of course there are numerous communities with a great quality of life. But when it comes to residential crime, Florida is having the same challenges as the rest…

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Burglars Sometimes Do Steal Dogs, But Worse Things Can Happen

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We know from reading countless police reports on burglaries what intruders steal from your home: cash, jewelry, electronics, guns, and prescription drugs still top the list. The non-cash items can be turned into cash easily, which is what the thieves want – and the goal is often to feed a drug habit, which is driving…

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