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Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Talk About It, Talk About It ...
Arm Your Alarms! Lock Your Doors!
You do, don't you? I thought everybody does. But the Inquirer's Monica Yant says some rich suburbanites are lax about security: "They leave the house, windows and cars unlocked, intentionally, defiantly." Such habits helped Patrick Lloyd Burns pull off more than 200 big-bucks burglaries in Pennsylvania and Jersey over the last year and a half, hauling in $10 million or more, according to investigators. Read her column. Read "Targets were rich; protection was poor," an article about the string of burglaries that may involve Burns.

That does it: Word's out! You gonna lock up now? Or still feel safe because you live at the end of a long driveway?

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Pictured: Moorestown police sketch of a man believed responsible for two September burglaries and a sexual assault.


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