You may have seen the Police Log in the NewsGuard regarding recent burglaries in the neighborhood.
Security experts say the best steps you can take to help deter burglars include:
Having visible window & door locks - Do not be frugal with your locks. A locksmith can recommend the strongest, best locks for your home.
Locking your doors - obvious but ...
Getting a home security check - Call the Lincoln City Police (541-994-3636) and ask if they'd be willing to come to your house and perform a security check. More information here on the City's website.
Installing a home security system - A home alarm system is one of the top ways to deter burglars from targeting your home.
Installing security cameras - Put burglars on the defense by recording their every move.
Getting motion activated lights - Illuminate shadowed part of your home and access points with motion-activated floodlights.
Installing strong doors - Nearly 70% of burglars enter your home through a door. Install thick, solid wood doors that will be hard to kick in.
Here's what happened
Friday, December 14th:
4:07 pm Burglary, 5116 NW Lee Ave. Caller reported residence was broken into, forced entry through back door. TV reported missing.
11:09 pm Burglary, 5110 NW Keel Ave. Caller reported he arrived to find home burglarized.
11:07 pm Burglary, 5110 NW Lee Ave., Upper level. Located burglary while investigating burglary at NW Keel Ave.
11:10 pm Burglary, 5110 NW Lee Ave., Lower level. Located burglary while investigating other burglaries in area.
11:11 pm Burglary, 5130 NW Lee Ave. Located burglary while investigating other burglaries in area.
11:13 pm Burglary, 5155 NW Lee Ave. Located burglary while investigating other burglaries in area.
11:15 pm Burglary, 5080 NW Lee Ave. Located burglary while investigating other burglaries in area.
Thursday, December 27th:
9:59 p.m. – 6840 NE Neptune Dr. – Burglary – Home broken into while owners were away.