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Newport Beach Police Department
Friday August 4th, 2017 :: 05:22 p.m. PDT


CRIME ALERT – Residential Burglaries Reported in RD25

  • 2900 BLOCK OF BROAD ST (17-6354)
Occurred on: 8/2/2017 between 9:10 a.m. and 9:20 a.m.
Victim discovered an attempt residential burglary when he played back his security cameras.  The cameras captured two women attempting to open several doors around his home.   All of the doors were locked and the two female suspects fled when they couldn’t locate an unlocked door.
Loss:  None.
Suspect Information: 
  1. Female Hispanic, 20 – 30 yrs, 5’6” – 5’9” tall, 160 -170 lbs, with brown hair wearing dark blue pants, light blue short sleeve pullover shirt. 
  2. Female possibly Hispanic or Caucasian, 20 – 30 yrs, 5’8” – 5’9” tall, 140 -150 lbs, with dirty blonde hair pulled back in a ponytail, wearing multi gray colored patterned workout pants, gray short sleeve T-shirt and blue, pink and gray tennis shoes.
  •  300 BLOCK OF ALISO AVE (17-6205)
Occurred on: 7/28/2017 between 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
An unknown suspect forced open a back door, splintering the door frame.  Once inside, the suspect removed the victim’s TV from the living room before fleeing.
Loss:  TV
Suspect Information:  None seen or heard.
  • 200 BLOCK OF OCEAN VIEW AVE (17-6309)
Occurred between: 4/25/2017 and 7/26/2017
Reported on:  7/31/2017
The victim discovered her jewelry missing, the last time it had been seen was three months earlier.  Since the jewelry was last seen there have been several people in and out of the house including workers.  It is unknown when the items went missing.
Loss:  Jewelry, watch and silverware set.
Suspect Information:  None seen or heard.
**If you see suspicious activity within your neighborhood at a home where you know your neighbors are on vacation, have gone out for the evening, or their home is for sale, please call the Newport Beach Police Department immediately at 949-644-3717**
Please review the Home Security Tips below.  We have also posted a new Home Security Checklist on our website, print it out and conduct a security assessment on your home to see what security measures you can take to “harden the target”.

Home Security Tips
  • Always lock your windows and doors when you go out, even if for only a few minutes.
  • If you return home and find your pedestrian door that leads into your home locked, and you are certain that you left it unlocked, DO NOT GO INSIDE! 
  • Call 9-1-1 ~ Burglars often lock this door to slow down a victim, allowing the burglar extra time to get out of the home before the resident enters.
  • If your home is equipped with an alarm, always activate it even if you’re only going out for a short walk.
    • Consider adding a motion sensor in your master bedroom/bathroom, which will activate the alarm if someone comes in through a glass window or door without opening it.
  • Always keep your front and rear porch lights on from dusk to dawn and use motion detector lighting along the sides of your home or areas with little foot traffic.
  • Use timers on indoor lamps to give the appearance that you are home.
  • Adjust window coverings for optimal privacy while maintaining good visibility outside.
  • If your garage door has a remote shutoff button on the wall-mounted control, located in the garage, consider locking the door nightly. This will prevent your garage door from being opened remotely.
  • If you have a safe, make sure that it is properly bolted to concrete so that it cannot be easily removed.
  • Always close and lock your safe and never leave a key or combination out or in an easy to find location (i.e. office, nightstand, etc).
  • When you leave on vacation, remember to call the Police Department for a “Vacation Check” 949-644-3681 or sign-up online at Also, ask a trusted friend or neighbor to pick up your newspaper and mail while you are away.
Report all suspicious activity by calling the Newport Beach Police Department at 949-644-3717.

Newport Beach Police Department
870 Santa Barbara Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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