Garage door burglaries on the rise in Tucson | News
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now)- Thousands
of burglaries happen throughout Tucson every year. In some cases the burglars are not breaking
in through the doors or windows, but garages.
through garages are on the rise, with more and more homes being built with attached
garages. Crime reports show that
Tucson saw about 5,000 burglaries in 2010.
While most of those burglaries were entered via the front door, in some cases
the garage door was the main break in point.
important to remember to keep garage doors closed, as anyone passing by can see
the items that are stored in the garage, making it a prime target.
a few ways to prevent that from happening:
that all side doors leading into the garage have secure deadbolt locks.
viewing hold installed on the door that goes from the inside of the house to
the garage so the homeowner can see what is happening if they hear strange
the latch on the garage door.
a motion detector outside the garage to help deter burglars before they have a
chance to get into the property.
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