Tag Archives: Crime Prevention

Homeless campers could serve as sentinels in burglary-plagued Creamery District

Homeless campers could serve as sentinels in burglary-plagued Creamery District

Hoffman said homeless people who do this kind of duty “are very protective of the property” and appreciate the hassle-free lodging. “If you can find the right person, it does work,” he said

APD warns: Don’t get Grinched by delivery thieves

Arcata Police Department ARCATA – Did you know that there is a real life Grinch? Right now there are Grinches trying to steal Christmas from the good folks of Arcata. Recently, UPS and FedEx drivers report being followed by ne’er-do-wells watching for unsupervised packages left on door steps. Be alert, citizens of Whoville, and make

How to outsmart the grinches

Ginger Campbell Special to the Union HUMBOLDT – The holiday season is here and people are already receiving holiday packages via delivery services such as UPS and FedEx. Nationally, as well as locally, a problem has arisen in which people follow delivery trucks, grab packages after delivery, run back to their cars and zoom off.

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