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2014-05-01 23:06:04

Over 400 career burglars interviewed in sourced report — national home security company Protect America compiles information and recommends methods to combat burglaries in downloadable e-book. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Protect America, Inc., home security pioneer with decades of experience in residential and business defense, has released a free downloadable e-book (Interview with a Burglar) detailing how and why burglaries occur - as well as simple steps homeowners can take to...

2013-05-30 23:21:20

Data from My Protection Link reveals the United States has more than 4x more burglaries than any other country. (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Statistics uncovered by MyProtectionLink.com show that the U.S. outpaces all other countries in burglaries occurring each hour. At 250, the number soars above the United Kingdom and Canada, with 62.5 and 22.7, respectively. In fact, every 14.4 seconds, a home in the U.S. has been burglarized; four times the rate of the United Kingdom, where a burglary occurs...

2013-02-19 23:03:42

According to NBC Los Angeles, a string of recent burglaries has now been exposed as a complicated crime ring targeting Los Angeles Times newspaper subscribers. MacGregor & Collins burglary attorneys take issue with lack of security and increases in Southern California crime rings over the last few years. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 According to NBC Los Angeles, a string of recent burglaries has now been exposed as a complicated crime ring targeting Los Angeles...

2012-08-03 23:02:10

Home Security Store´s most recent infographic, Characteristics of a Burglar, indicates that most burglaries are committed by white males under the age of 25, says infographic designer Justin Marini. Riverside, California (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 An infographic is an informative visual displaying statistics in an easy-to-understand format, says infographic designer Justin Marini. Marini´s latest Home Security Store infographic was created with data from Iowa State University´s...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Gene West, a violent crime victim, is fighting back with a new iPhone app, Thugs Mug. (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Gene West, a victim of a violent crime, is fighting back with a new iPhone app, Thugs Mug. Thugs Mug is the world's first safety protection app for iPhone and iPad 2. Thugs Mug is designed to capture potential evidence of a crime, or prevent the crime from happening altogether. The Thugs Mug app automatically and instantaneously sends photos to the user's safety contacts along with...

2009-09-30 17:48:33

A Florida woman said items taken from her home during a recent burglary include her Nintendo Wii console, a pair of handguns and her uncle's ashes. Denise Littler of Bradenton said the wooden box that held the ashes of her uncle, David Littler, who died at age 83 four years ago, was left in its place along with her relative's military medals and dog tags during Friday's burglary, but a plastic bag containing the ashes was taken, the Tampa Tribune reported Wednesday. It's, like, 'Hello,' she...

2009-09-30 14:19:00

Authorities in Florida said a man was arrested and charged with breaking into a back yard and jumping into a pool while nude and covered in feces. The Martin County Sheriff's Office said a resident reported hearing the man crash through the screen of the pool at about 9 p.m. Saturday and he spotted the intruder, who he recognized as someone he had seen around the neighborhood, snatch a towel before fleeing, TCPalm.com reported Wednesday. Deputies said a K-9 unit tracked the suspect to a...

2009-09-17 14:38:52

Authorities in Ohio said a man admitted to breaking into three homes and stealing women's bras and underwear. Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly said deputies saw Aaron Spradlin, 20, sitting in his truck Tuesday night and observed the truck matched the description of a vehicle seen at three burglaries during the past week, the Dayton (Ohio) News reported Thursday. Kelly said deputies searched the truck. That's when we discovered the ladies' undergarments, he said. The sheriff said all of the...

2009-09-02 14:01:16

Police responding to a reported burglary in New York said they ended up arresting the apartment's occupants for possession of marijuana plants. Investigators said Scott Ortega, 53, reported a burglary Sunday at the apartment he shares with Jack Scelzo, 53, and Lawrence Machese, 56. Responding officers said they found a large, potted marijuana plant on the apartment's living room table and 15 additional plants on the deck, the New York Post reported Wednesday. Ortega claimed ownership of the...

2009-08-30 23:07:38

A man helped police catch the men who robbed him in the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh by tracking them with his cell phone's GPS, police said. Police didn't identify the victim, but said he claimed two men approached him at about 1 a.m. Saturday and demanded his wallet and the PIN number for his credit cards. He said one of the men had what may have been a handgun, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday. The man gave the robbers his wallet, PIN number and his iPhone, and then ran...


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