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San Leandro Police Department
Thursday September 20th, 2012 :: 01:29 p.m. PDT

Advisory

Advisory: citizens should be aware of recent automotive burglaries

PRESS RELEASE

DATE / TIME OF RELEASE: 09-20-12, 1:30 PM CRIME: Automotive burglaries

PRESS RELEASE OFFICER: Lt. Randall Brandt TELEPHONE: (510) 577-3245

DATE / TIME OCCURRED: Past 30 days

LOCATION: Throughout San Leandro

INVESTIGATING DETECTIVE(S): Sergeant Calcagno

SUSPECT(S): Unknown

DETAILS:

Our community has seen a rise in automotive burglaries. There have been approximately 75 reported automotive burglaries that have occurred within the past month. There has not been any specific pattern, however the Manor area (southern part of town) has been recently targeted. Approximately a quarter of these burglaries have occurred between 5PM – 9PM.

We would like citizens to report suspicious activity in their neighborhoods. If you wait to report your observations it prevents us from sending out our staff to immediately respond to investigate the incidents.

Crime prevention tips-

• Leave your vehicles locked with the windows up
• Park your vehicles in well lit areas
• Hide all valuables out of site including navigation units
• Report all suspicious activity immediately
• Inform your neighbors of this message if they don’t follow nixle


These are ongoing investigations and there are Detectives assigned to these cases.

Witnesses should contact the San Leandro Police Department at 510 577 2740 to report suspicious activity. Information can also be texted anonymously to 847411.


MEDIA UPDATES WILL BE MADE AS INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

Address/Location
San Leandro Police Department
901 E 14th St
San Leandro, CA 94577

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-577-2740

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