Two Auto Burglaries In Downtown Underscore Need For Awareness

By On November 21, 2013

On Wednesday, November 20, between 7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m., a four-door maroon Honda, parked in the Islands parking lot at 133 E. Orange Grove Ave., had a window smashed and a backpack and gym bag taken. The incident was reported to Burbank Police.

Later that same evening, BPD officers recovered the bags taken from the maroon Honda across the street in the BJ’s parking lot at 101 S. First St., as they were investigating a reported auto burglary with a similar characteristics. The vehicle in the BJ’s parking lot had a smashed window; a laptop computer was taken from that vehicle.

Since many auto thefts are crimes of opportunity, Burbank Police Department reminds people to “Hide It, Lock It, Keep It.”