Increase in Residential Burglaries
updated: Feb 13, 2013, 5:17 PM
Source: Ventura County Sheriff's Department
The Thousand Oaks Police Department would like to warn the residents of an
increase in residential burglaries. In recent weeks, we have seen an increase in
burglaries in the area of Erbes Road, between Sunset Hills Road and Avenida De
The burglaries are being committed during day and evening hours. The thieves are
using unlocked doors to enter the residences. The items being targeted are
jewelry and electronics.
The Thousand Oaks Police Department is recommending residents keep valuables in
a safe place and document serial numbers. We would also like to remind residents
to keep their doors locked, especially when they are not home.
We urge residents to report suspicious activity in their neighborhoods. If a
person or vehicle appears out of place, contact the police at (805) 654-9511. In
an emergency, always call 911. The information you provide may produce a lead
that could potentially solve a crime.
Deputy Preparing Media Release: Senior Deputy Timothy Lohman
Media Release Date: 2-11-13
Follow-Up Contact: Det. Nickels 805-494-8228
Approved by: Captain Mike Hartmann
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information,
which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s)
responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not
recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
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