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Mar 20

How to Detect and not Fall for Distraction Burglaries

Posted to This blog is part of the City's Let's Talk Public Safety Program on March 20, 2019 at 12:49 PM by Deputy Aaron Scheller

A burglary of your home is bad enough, but what if your home when it occurs and you don’t even know it’s happening. No, I’m not talking about overpaying for cable services, which is a crime in itself. I’m referring to a trend that appears to be making a comeback - distraction burglaries. This type of crime occurs when an individual distracts a homeowner under a false pretense while someone goes inside the home to steal valuables.

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Feb 14

License Plate Law Going Into Effect Jan. 1 To Help With Toll Evasion ... and Crime Reduction

Posted to This blog is part of the City's Let's Talk Public Safety Program on February 14, 2019 at 5:37 PM by Deputy Aaron Scheller

A state bill that goes into effect January 1, and will help law enforcement in detecting and apprehending criminals. Assembly Bill 516, referred to as the “Electronic Report of Sale and Temporary License Plate” bill was actually created with California toll roads in mind.

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Jan 23

Beware of Print and Online Classifieds Scams

Posted to This blog is part of the City's Let's Talk Public Safety Program on January 23, 2019 at 7:11 PM by Michlynn St. John

Classifieds, both online and in print, are great for selling or buying everything from clothes and electronics to vehicles and collectibles. Posts are easy to create or browse through, and they often beat the alternative – investing long hours holding or going to garage or estate sales, which may or may not yield the results we want. Unfortunately, where there are opportunities to get deals or make a profit, there is also a potential for scams to occur regardless of whether you are the one selling or buying.

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