Since February 23, 2018 Dufferin OPP have responded to numerous break and enters in the Fieldgate Subdivision in Mono, North of Highway 9 and West of 1st Line EHS.
Police say the suspects have been entering through basement windows and stealing cash and jewellery once inside.
Officers are offer the following tips to prevent break-ins:
- Who is your contact (key holder) for: alarms, thefts, weather damage or animal problems? Do you have their contact information numbers? Are they friends/neighbours? Your insurance company may give you a deduction if you have one.
- Secure your windows and doors – close window curtains or blinds
- Record serial numbers of anything of value left behind.
- Consider installing motion sensor lights on exterior
- Consider installing security cameras and and or a burgular alarm.
The OPP are also advising that Provincial Cst. Paul Nancekivell is a trained Safeguard officer and can attend by appointment to speak to individual homeowners or small groups to offer low cost suggestions on how to better secure you home.
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