Category: Burglars and Crime

Residential Crime Alert – Police Report Burglars Targeting Homes Lacking Home Security Systems in Mountain Brook, Alabama

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Mountain Brook, an affluent suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, is said to have appeared on several lists of America’s wealthiest communities. The town also has the distinction of being one of the most tree-covered communities in the country. But lately Mountain Brook has been in the news for another reason: a rash of burglaries, in which…

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LA Neighborhoods Stalked by Knock-Knock Burglars

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The FBI informs us that residential crime continues to increase in some areas of the country, even as other types of crime are on the wane. Thankfully, we’re learning more all the time about how burglars operate: what they steal, how they gain entry, and even how they think. Using this knowledge we can all…

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Burglars are Stealing Pets, Too

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It’s not just cash, jewelry, and electronics that burglars steal – they may take your pet as well. And while I’ve seen these disturbing articles before, the trend seems to be increasing. My previous post on this topic described a burglary in Bamberg, South Carolina, where the thieves were caught, and the dog returned to…

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