Distraction burglaries on the rise, sheriffs say

The Altadena Sheriff’s Station says that there has been a recent rise in "distraction" burglaries — where a pair of crooks convinces a resident to let them have access to their house (claiming to have a legitimate reason). Once inside the home, one crook distracts the resident while their partner steals things undetected. The sheriffs […]...

Apr 13, 2011 / More »