Residential Garage Break-Ins on the rise

Since January 2014, unlocked garage door entries have accounted for 44% of residential break & enters.

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Residential Garage Break-Ins on the rise
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Chantal Corner

Chantal Corner

Sergeant Chantal Corner is the Media Relations Officer for the Halton Regional Police Department. She grew up in Oakville and graduated from Loyola. She still resides in Oakville.

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The Halton Regional Police Service is reminding residents to lock their garage doors. A recent spike in break ins to garages in Oakville has occurred over the last few weeks as the weather has become warmer. Thieves are targeting a wide variety of property including sporting equipment, children’s toys and tools.

Since January 2014, unlocked garage door entries have accounted for 44% of residential break and enter reports in Oakville. A simple way to deter criminals is to ensure your garage is secure when unattended or at night.

Any suspicious activity should be reported immediately. Police also remind the public to utilize Crime Stoppers to report any illegal activity at 1 800 222-TIPS (8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).

For additional information about community concerns in Oakville, follow us on Twitter @HRPSOakville. Additionally, for the latest crime data, news releases and general information, visit the Service’s website www.haltonpolice.ca.

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