Foil burglars during the summer

Piled up newspapers, an overflowing mailbox and an unkempt lawn do more than call attention to a family that’s away on summer vacation. They alert the burglar who’s scouting out the neighborhood for his next victim.
Most communities will experience a 10 to 18 percent increase in home burglaries during June, July and August. The greatest number, according to FBI statistics, tend to occur in July, with August a close second. The stage is set again this summer with an estimat...

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