Unlocked cars were recently broken into in Newport Beach, police reported.
- On Friday, Nov. 9 a car parked in the 200 block of Orange Street was targeted, but there were no signs of forced entry. Police say a Hugo Boss bag containing an HP laptop, Oakley sunglasses and medication were stolen.
- Police say on Saturday, Nov. 3 an unlocked car parked in the 6100 block of West Coast Highway had items stolen from it. According to police, a backpack containing a Louis Vuitton wallet, Panasonic digital camera, gold necklace and G-Shock watch were taken from the car.
Vehicle Safety Tips:
- Take valuables out: Remove all valuable from plain sight or hide them before arriving at your destination.
- Lock your vehicle: Verify your vehicle is securely locked before leaving the area.
- Close your windows: An open window or sunroof allows for quick entry into your vehicle by a thief – Always check that they are completely shut before leaving your vehicle.