Here is the Canyon Country West Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the Week of June 5, 2017 to June 11, 2017:
Grand Theft – 18500 block of Soledad Canyon Road
Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s wallet containing her debit/credit card and $1,800.00 in U.S. currency. The wallet was left unattended in a shopping cart at the location.
Burglary – 18600 block of Via Princessa
Person(s) unknown cut the lock to the victim’s storage unit and stole several pieces of furniture, electronics, and clothing items.
Grand Theft (Auto) – 27000 block of Hidaway Avenue
Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s gray 1989 Toyota Camry which was parked in the carport of the location.
Grand Theft (Auto) – 27200 block of Luther Drive
Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s blue1995 Saturn SL1 which was parked in the parking lot of the location.
Tip of the Week: Vacation Time! Who is Watching Your House?
Summer is here, and many of us will be taking long trips away from our homes. Unfortunately, thieves know this as well. So what do they look for? Basically, any indication that a home has been unattended for a few days, like numerous newspapers on the driveway, overgrown lawns, vehicles in the driveway or street that are dirty from lac of movement, and an overstuffed mailbox. So what can we do? The best thing you can do is have a neighbor or family member keep up on your home while you are away. Assure that the mail and newspapers are brought in daily. Consider hiring someone to take care of the landscaping needs around your home while you are gone. Use timers on the interior lights to make your home appeared occupied. These few things can make you home look active and deter a thief from targeting you home.
Take care, and be safe.
Dep Kevin Duxbury
FW by: Shirley Miller, Public Information Officer
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