An average of two homes per day is the target of thieves since the beginning of March in Sherbrooke.
The Police Service of Sherbrooke highlights the number of break-major break as a preventive measure. The SPS 36 counts of introduction events break since early March.
“Citizens need to pay attention to what is happening in their neighborhood. Do not hesitate to let us report suspicious behavior. A little information of an unusual vehicle in the yard of a neighbor can be the spark plug that allows us to solve this crime, “said the spokesman of the SPS, Martin Carrier.
SPS emphasizes that these flights occur in residents as day, evening and night, but mostly in the afternoon or evening for the cases reported recently.
“We ask residents to follow basic safety tips. We must be sure to lock the doors and windows, pay attention to the slide by placing windows in particular sticks to prevent slipping or installing a steel mesh inside the residence. At night, adequate lighting may be helping, “said the spokesman of the SPS.
“It is also recommended to create an appearance of occupation by using a timer to turn lights and radios.”
The SPS application to avoid letting money or jewelry in the residence and engrave valuables by entering your driving license number.
“Do not leave your car keys at the sight. It is also recommended to create an appearance of occupation by using a timer to turn lights and radio, according to your lifestyle, “the spokesman of the SPS.
The SPS said that the “Neighbourhood Watch” program is a way to help counter the SPS and break-ins.
In 2014, there were 524 complaints introduction breaking into the homes of Sherbrooke, while this number was 587 in 2013.