Police warn far east-side residents of increase in residential burglaries
Online Staff Report
The Rockford Police Department is encouraging residents on the city’s far east side to be vigilant in securing their property following an increase in residential burglaries in the area.
Police remind residents to keep doors and windows locked, leave lights turned on both inside and outside, and secure outbuildings and detached storage sheds. Also make sure to keep your vehicles locked and keep valuable items out of sight if they are stored in your vehicle, the police added.
Police are encouraging residents to keep a watchful eye out for suspicious behavior and to report any activity to the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or 911 in case of an emergency.
Posted June 28, 2012
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