The chief also offered other common sense approaches, including keeping valuables out of sight.
Residents are on edge Monday after a series of residential break-ins in Cowan Heights, which is near North Tustin.
Authorities are investigating a series of break-ins at high-end boutiques in the Los Angeles area over the last two months.
Authorities said a man suspected in as many as 40 break-ins has been arrested.
A video clip of a burglary led to the arrest of two suspects in connection with two break-ins at a Coachella pharmacy, authorities said Saturday.
The public’s help was being sought Tuesday to identify a burglary and sexual battery suspect who has broken into several Los Feliz-area homes.
Los Angeles police with the Rampart Division held a press conference Thursday to raise awareness of a spike in burglary and thefts from vehicles in the area.
After four break-ins in four months, one San Bernadino homeowner had enough.
A special burglary task force nabbed a ring of burglars, who police said had targeted expensive neighborhoods across Southern California.
Residents of an affluent Toluca Lake neighborhood were on alert Wednesday night following a rash of burglaries that police said targeted gold.
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