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Burglar Uses Hidden Key to Steal $133K in Goods from Newport Home

A home in the 2900 block of Pebble Drive was burglarized on Wednesday. Cash and jewelry worth more than $133,000 was reported stolen from the house.

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Patch file photo
More than $133,000 in cash and jewelry was stolen this week from a Newport Beach home when a burglar used a hidden key to break in, police reported.

The burglary took place on New Year's Eve between 4:45 and 7:15 p.m. at  a home in the 2900 block of Pebble Drive. According to police, the suspect likely used a hidden key to enter the home.

Cash and jewelry worth about $133,710 was reported stolen from the home.

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none of your business January 03, 2014 at 01:57 PM
Hidden key?! Dumb idea. This is what AAA is for. I would never leave a key anywhere outside my locked interior, including my garage.

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