Category Archives: Crime Watch

Home Intrusion

Robin McIntosh (1101 Pineapple Ave) reported that on January 19 she was in the kitchen and her front door was open, leaving just the screen door.  Her dachshunds started barking and ran toward the front door. She heard the screen … Continue reading

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Vandalism Incident

John Cady, who lives in the first home entering Mandarin Drive,  was out shopping on January 1 and came home to find a broken window on the west side of his house behind his wood fence. A large chunk of concrete … Continue reading

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Crimewatch bulletin 3-19-12

Police reported to one our residents over the weekend that in recent days, there have been twenty four car break-ins and two home burglaries on Glenham Drive, near our subdivision. They warn that we should all be on alert and … Continue reading

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More Door-to-Door Solicitors 2-1-12

Solicitors approached 1154 Citrus Ave and requested donations for overseas Broadcast education. One was heavy set and said he lived in neighborhood. When asked for ID showing his address, he said he did not have it with him. They were … Continue reading

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Door-to-door Solicitors 12-30-11

There have been reports about door-to-door solicitors in our neighborhood. Two young men appeared at 1007 Mandarin Dr and said they were looking for someone to donate money so they could further their education in the broadcasting field. One was heavy-set … Continue reading

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Crime Bulletin 12-29-11

A break-in occurred at 1011 Citrus Ave. The break-in occurred in the early AM, 12-29-11.  It appears that thieves entered the screen-enclosed room/patio in the rear, broke a bathroom window, unlocked the lock and entered the home. Cash and jewelry were … Continue reading

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Be Smart/Safe about Door-to-door Salespeople

Be Smart, Safe About Door-to-door Salespeople By Dave Larimer, Florida Today, Jan 22, 2011 Most folks who appear unannounced at your front door are harmless but usually have a goal in mind: sell a product, service or idea to you. … Continue reading

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Safeguarding Your ID and What-to-do if Your Wallet is Stolen.

These are some common sense tips on safeguarding your ID, taking precautionary steps in case your wallet is stolen, and what to do if your wallet is stolen. The original author (unknown) is an attorney, and learned some lessons the … Continue reading

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Crime deterrent questionnaire (before leaving on long absence).

Total home break-in prevention is not possible, but you can take steps to reduce the possibilities. These questions are aimed at reducing chances of vandalism if you are away from home. Continue reading

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