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Apopka Police Department Burglary Report: April 14th-20th


The Apopka Burglary Report for April 14th-20th shows two burglaries reported in Apopka.

Here are a few tips  to protect against home burglaries:

  • Make your home look occupied, and make it difficult to break in.
  • Lock all outside doors and windows before leaving or going to bed.
  • Keep your garage door closed and locked.
  • Don't allow daily deliveries of mail, newspapers, or flyers to build up while you are away. Arrange with the Post Office to hold your mail, or arrange for a friend or neighbor to take them regularly.
  • Arrange your lawn to be mowed if you are going away for an extended time.
  • Check your locks on doors and windows and replace them with secure devices as necessary.
  • Pushbutton locks on doorknobs are easy for burglars to open. Install deadbolt locks on all your outside doors.
  • Sliding glass doors are vulnerable. Special locks are available for better security.
  • Other windows may need better locks. Check with a locksmith or hardware store for alternatives.
  • Don't share your vacation plans on social media.

Chief Michael McKinley of the Apopka Police Department tells us that many vehicle burglaries could have been prevented if everyone remembered to do just two things:

  • Remove all valuables from your vehicle
  • Lock your car doors

The breakdown of the burglaries reported to the Apopka Police Department last week:

1 - Business

0 - Residential

1 - Vehicle

Here are the details:

DATE/TIME                      TYPE                      LOCATION

4/16/2024 3:56 pm          BUSINESS            1300 BLOCK MARDEN RD

4/20/2024 2:22 pm          VEHICLE               300 BLOCK S LAKE CORTEZ DR

Apopka Police Department, Burglary, Residential Burglaries, Vehicle Burglaries, Business Burglaries


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