DELANO, MN – West Hennepin Public Safety issued the following information Feb. 13:
This past week three burglaries have occurred in our cities. We also have taken reports of several storage units burglarized in the past few weeks.
We have apprehended one individual for one of the burglaries of a residential garage and is awaiting criminal charges.
Two other burglaries where of homes currently under construction.
As a reminder here are some tips.
West Hennepin Public Safety is urging people to be watchful and aware of suspicious activity, vehicles and individuals and to call 9-1-1 to report it when detected.
• Keep doors locked in your home at all times, even when you are working in your backyard.
• Make sure your personal property inventory is up to date, record serial numbers, make and model of items and keep this record in a secure place.
• Leave lights on timers to make your home look occupied.
• Keep garage doors closed and lock service doors.
• Remove personal property from your vehicle when you park it in your garage or driveway.
• Do not leave the garage door opener visible in your vehicle if you park in your driveway.
• Be aware of identity theft—check your credits reports regularly and immediately following the theft of your personal information.