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Unsecured Newport Homes Burglarized

Homes on Holiday Road and Dover Drive were recently broken into and police say residents should remain vigilant.

Newport Beach police recently responded to home burglaries in different parts of the city. Police say it is important for residents to take precautions to decrease the chance of becoming a victim of a residential burglary.

• On Tuesday, Sept. 25 between 9:30 a.m. and 12:05 p.m., a home in the 2400 block of Holiday Road was burglarized. Police say a suspect entered the home, possibly through an unlocked door, and stole a ring and a necklace from a jewelry box.
• Police say on the same day, between 10:30 a.m. and 9:45 p.m., a suspect entered a home in the 1900 block of Dover Drive through an open bedroom window, rummaged through the victim’s drawers and stole two rings and a necklace from the bathroom.

Home Security Tips:

- Close and lock all doors, windows and garage door.

- All exterior doors should be equipped with a deadbolt lock, which should always be used have a security strike plate, attached with a minimum of two, three inch screws.

- If you have an alarm, always activate it when you are away.

- Use photo cells or timers to turn both interior and exterior lights on and off.

- If you are going to be out of town, ask a trusted friend or neighbor to check on your home and pick up your mail. Signup for a vacation check from the police department at www.nbpd.org

- If you see suspicious activity, vehicles, or people call the Newport Beach Police Department immediately at 949-644-3717.

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