LAKE MARY, Fla. - Lake Mary police said more burglars are striking during the middle of the day, so officers are stepping up neighborhood patrols, hoping to stop the growing trend.
"Especially this time of year,
Bettie Penrod said she makes sure to lock up her house when she leaves, and she has three dogs to keep an eye on things.
"I think that's the biggest deter
In the meantime, police have increased patrols, and they're encouraging people to watch over their neighbors'
Last week, an alert neighbor spotted burglars breaking into a home, so they called police. Police immediately responded and searched for the
Police ask residents to make sure their home looks occupied and to make it difficult to break into by locking all outside doors and windows.