Police Caution Residents of Increase in Burglaries

By: Cathleen Moxley Email
By: Cathleen Moxley Email

An increase of burglaries in Marietta has police looking for suspects, and cautioning residents.

Marietta Police say these burglaries have been happening at homes rather than businesses.

Police say it's important for folks to have secure locks on their windows and doors, and to alert neighbors if you're planning to be out of town for a while.

They also say these crimes are occurring during the day.

"Burglaries are an opportunity crime, which the reason they do that is because usually no body's home during the day time. Often times they'll go up and knock on the door, and if nobody answers they'll force their way in," Sgt. Greg Nohe said.

If you become a victim of a burglary, police say it's important to document any stolen items and report them.

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  • by Anonymous on Sep 17, 2009 at 04:54 AM
    A lot of the break in have been happening in Norwood.
  • by mttamom Location: mtta on Sep 16, 2009 at 07:40 PM
    SOmeone brandished a shotgun in the middle of the night in Norwood. Was buried in the paper. I almsot missed it.
  • by "townie" Location: mtta on Sep 16, 2009 at 06:54 PM
    What idiots. wait till they break into the wrong home
  • by Anonymous Location: marietta on Sep 16, 2009 at 06:23 PM
    yea no kidding. This is the first I have heard about this. What part of marietta is this happening in? DETAILS PEOPLE DETAILS
  • by Judy Location: Mtta on Sep 16, 2009 at 03:31 PM
    Where? what street? Details Mtta....Details!
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