Downtown Division officers are warning citizens of an increasing trend - criminals using bikes to scout for break-in opportunities in homes, garages and vehicles.
“Criminals on bikes can get in and out of a community quickly, attracting less attention than if they were walking through the neighbourhood,” says Community Liaison Const. Christopher Lucas. “We have found they often wear backpacks or pull a child chariot carriage behind a bike as an easy way to conceal and transport stolen…Continue
Added by Edmonton Police Service Liaison on July 20, 2012 at 7:32am — No Comments
The Edmonton Police Service is reminding the public to keep their safety in mind first as the city gears up for busy festival celebrations this summer.
“Don’t become an easy target,” says A/Sgt. Dale Brenneis of Crime Prevention Unit. “Thieves look for fast and easy ways to take your valuables.”
Whether you’re driving, taking public transit or walking to a summer festivity, follow these crime prevention tips:
Theft from Vehicles:
Added by Edmonton Police Service Liaison on July 18, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments
As predictable as the July rains, so too are an increase in break and enters in residential garages in our City. Between July 1, 2012 and July 15, 2012 in West Division there were 16 garage break and enters, that compares to two the same time in 2011 and 52 theft from vehicles, that compares to 32 the same time in 2011.
“These incidents are a crime of opportunity and don’t have to occur if homeowners took some simple steps to keep their property secure,” says West Division Sergeant…Continue
Added by Edmonton Police Service Liaison on July 18, 2012 at 9:04am — No Comments
The Edmonton Police Service is looking for the public’s assistance in locating a 14-year-old diabetic male who has not been in contact with family since Friday, July 6, 2012. Follow link for further information:
Contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780 423-4567 if you have any information on this individual.