18177Significant Burglary and Theft From Auto Arrests Made Overnight in 5D
- Feb 6, 2014
Burglary I (First Degree- Occupied Dwelling)1900 block of Otis St NE– Closed by Arrest
The resident of an occupied dwelling reports that a suspect known by an intrafamily relationship smashed the rear window of the home and made entry thru a back door. Once inside, the suspect threatened the life of the resident who was able to call 9-1-1 and provide detailed information concerning this individual. The suspect fled as 5D Units approached and a cursory search of the rear of the resident revealed items of evidence to include a rifle.
Theft from Auto – 3200 block of 8th St NE at approximately 0420 AM– Closed by Arrest- Master Patrol Officer Karim on patrol observed a man exiting a driveway with a bag in his hands and observed a vehicle in the driveway with its door open and dome lights on. MPO Karim called for additional Fifth Police District Units to assist and the individual was stopped a block away. The vehicles owner was located and reported that the property the suspect had in his possession was stolen from his auto. The auto's owner did not grant permission for this individual to enter his property nor his auto.
These are two more examples of our officers proactively patrolling and working as a Team in addressing crime, investigating suspicious individuals and most importantly, being strategically deployed based upon crime analysis and predictive policing.
We work very hard in analyzing crime and ensuring we put our "cops on the dots". These are just two more examples of that crime focus bearing fruit.
Please do not leave valuables in plain view inside your automobiles. Although you lock your doors, those locks simply keep honest people honest. Help us to help you by storing your valuables in areas not visible to prying eyes or remove them completely.
Assistant Patrol District Commander
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