Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Threat of break-ins is back!

 On December 24th, a resident on Hickory Street noticed a man peering in her side door. The resident went to the door and asked the man what he wanted. He said he was looking for the O-Train but he had a small crowbar in his pocket, so she asked the man where he lived. He said "over there". The resident then asked him "what street?" and he repeated "over there". It looks like some people are taking advantage of the holiday season. Take care and take precautions:

Dos and don'ts
•       Lock your doors and windows.
•       Don't let newspapers or mail pile up if you are away.
•       Tell your neighbours if you are going to be away and ask them to keep an eye open for anything unusual.
•       Report suspicious persons.
•       Do not open your door to strangers. Call 311 to report incidents. Call the police to report theft. Call 911 if there is a crime in progress or a life threatening emergency.
•       You can get a free home security check from our community police officer. His name is Constable Milton and his email address is