Burglaries & Break-Ins

By: Jim Siedlecki Email
By: Jim Siedlecki Email

A burglar rips through an upscale Omaha home, tearing down paintings and speaker covers in a search for a safe. The suspect left without finding anything but drove out of the victim's garage with their Jaguar. The homeowner believes that might also be the way the burglar got in.

This burglary raises the question of garage door security and the ability for thieves to use random remote controls to gain access to your home. Lee Pounds has been installing and selling garage doors for 22 years. "It is possible with the older systems that pre-date the rolling code technology," said Pounds.

He advises anyone with an opener that is more than 15 years old to have make service call to find out if an upgrade is necessary. It does not require a complete change of the working opener, just a $65 part.

Here are this week's burglary reports from OPD:

3402 S. 42nd St.
2730 Harrison St.
6702 N. 34th
3701 Summit
328 N. 35th
6102 Irvington
5831 S. 136th
4906 Magnolia
14426 W. Center
14430 W. Center
14432 W. Center
289 N. 115th St.
3620 Leavenworth
10020 Nicholas
9526 Western Cir.
2428 Camden Ave.
6822 Western Ave.
6003 Laurel Ave.
4700 N. 120th
4846 S. 153rd Ct.
2906 N. 72nd St.
2927 S. 99th Ave.
4302 Decatur
2721 S. 10th St.
601 S. 31st
311 S. 15th
6702 N. 34th St.
1308 Saddle Creek
5138 Blondo
9004 Park Dr.
2745 N. 30th
9714 Nottingham Dr.
6150 Grover St.
5312 S. 87th Plaza
2717 N . 90th
225 N. Saddle Creek
9203 Maple
10405 Fort St.
2915 Fowler
2588 Laurel Ave.

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