$1K in jewelry and electronics stolen from Oregon homes - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

$1K in jewelry and electronics stolen from Oregon homes

Police are investigating if the two break-ins are related and have increased patrols in the area. Police are investigating if the two break-ins are related and have increased patrols in the area.
OREGON, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Oregon police are trying to find out who broke into two homes Tuesday, stealing more than $1,000 worth of items.

According to police, the break-ins happened in the 3000 block of Eastmoreland and the 400 block of Sewell while the homeowners were away. More than $1,000 worth of jewelry and electronics were stolen from each home. 

Det. Janet Zale says this time of year, crimes like these are more frequent. 

"A lot of people are gone during this time of year. Besides work and school, people are out shopping for the holidays," said Zale.

Zale says this gives thieves the opportunity to break into homes, but she says there are some things homeowners can do to prevent it. 

"Because people are moving in and out of their house a lot. Have a conversation with your neighbors if you're going to be gone for an extended period of time," suggested Zale.

Since the two break-ins happened within a mile of each other, the police department has increased patrol in those areas.

"It gives the neighborhood a sense of security, that we are aware of what's going on and we're trying," said Zale.

Police are investigating if the two incidents are related. 

If you have any information that can lead to an arrest, you're encouraged to call the Oregon Police Department at 419-698-7062.

Mobile users, click on the "Video" button in the app to watch this story. Download our app here. 

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.
  • NewsMore>>

  • Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill

    Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:45:54 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:45:54 GMT

    The Congressional Budget Office planned to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the GOP's House-passed health care overhaul would have on coverage and premiums.

    More >>

    The Congressional Budget Office planned to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the GOP's House-passed health care overhaul would have on coverage and premiums.

    More >>
  • UK investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers

    UK investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:45:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:45:46 GMT

    The government Tuesday night raised the threat to "critical", its highest level, following an emergency Cabinet session.

    More >>

    The government Tuesday night raised the threat to "critical", its highest level, following an emergency Cabinet session.

    More >>
  • Playboy model pleads no contest for post of nude woman

    Playboy model pleads no contest for post of nude woman

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:45:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:45:21 GMT

    A Playboy centerfold who snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posted it on social media with insults about the woman's body is expected to appear in court to resolve a criminal...

    More >>

    A Playboy centerfold who snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posted it on social media with insults about the woman's body is expected to appear in court to resolve a criminal charge in Los Angeles.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly