According to police, several items were stolen from three unlocked cars parked within a gated community on Tidal Surf, Sable Sands and Windemere Court. Four other cars parked on Ridge Park Road and Ziani were burglarized when a suspect broke a window to get into each car. Newport Beach police said the crimes happened early Wednesday morning, or overnight.
Purses, laptops, a cell phone, a gold ring, cash, change, a driver's license, passports and a backpack were stolen from the cars, police reported.
Vehicle Safety Tips
· Lock and secure all doors and windows even if you’re gone for only a few minutes.
· Don’t leave valuables in your vehicle. If you cannot take them with you, conceal them from view prior to arriving at your destination.
· When parking outside of your garage, treat your garage door opener as if it were a key to your home and remove it from your vehicle.
· If your vehicle has an alarm always activate it!
· Always park your vehicle in a well-lit area.
If you see suspicious activity or you are a victim of crime, call the Newport Beach Police Department immediately at 949-644-3717.Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest local news.