Vehicle Burglaries On The Rise

FROM: Detective Mark Burgess Ojai Police detectives are warning Ojai Valley residents of an increase in reported vehicle burglaries and thefts from vehicles.  Most of the crimes are occurring during nighttime hours.  The suspects are targeting unlocked vehicles and locked vehicles in which property is in plain view.  Access to locked vehicles is typically gained by breaking a window.  The types of property stolen recently have included laptop computers, purses, and jewelry. The vehicles targeted have been parked in various

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