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Newport Beach Police Department
Tuesday April 9th, 2019 :: 06:00 p.m. PDT


CRIME ALERT - Residential Burglary & Auto Theft in Eastbluff (RD 36)

2500 Block of Bunya St. (19-2447)
Occurred between: 4:00pm on 4/2/2019 and 6:30am on 4/3/2019
After parking their vehicle in the garage, the victim forgot to close the garage door. At some point during the night, an unknown suspect entered the open garage and rummaged through one of the vehicles that was unlocked. The suspect then entered the second car through an unlocked door, discovered the key in the center console and drove off with the vehicle & the property inside the vehicle.
Loss: Vehicle, Key, Wallet, Garage Door Remote
Suspect Information: None Available

**If you see suspicious activity within your neighborhood, please call the Newport Beach Police Department immediately at 949-644-3717**
Please review the Garage & Vehicle Security Tips below.  We also attached a Home Security Checklist to this notice, so you can print it out and conduct a security assessment on your home to see what security measures you can take to “harden the target”.

Garage & Vehicle Security Tips

  • Always close your garage door & keep the pedestrian door locked.
  • Lock you vehicle even when you park in the garage.
  • Do not store car keys in or near the vehicle even when parking in your garage.
  • Lock and secure all doors and windows to your vehicle every time you park.
  • Remove all valuables from your vehicle even when you park inside your garage.
  • Treat your garage door opener as if it were a key to your home and remove it from your vehicle when not parking in your garage.
Report all suspicious activity by calling the Newport Beach Police Department at 949-644-3717.

Newport Beach Police Department
870 Santa Barbara Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Emergency: 9-1-1

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