Residents need to increase their vigilance as the annual influx of visitors and vacationers begins to escalate. In the past few weeks, there have been at least three reported burglaries of homes and another at a storage outbuilding that resulted in the theft of some valuable items.
The total loss in the four reported burglaries has not been made public but is estimated to be several thousand dollars. Among the items stolen were high-end racing bicycles, flat-screen TVs, miscellaneous equipment, and other household items.
These cases remain under investigation. Anyone with additional information about the burglaries or any crime is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 733-6218. To make an anonymous report, call 1-800-TIPNOW.