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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Be on the lookout for car burglars at Al Tahoe

I am writing this letter so that people in the Al Tahoe neighborhood, mainly between Los Angeles, Oakland and El Dorado avenues, can be warned of a thief loose in the area.

Last night my husband and I woke up to the knowledge that our car had been robbed. We had many items stolen out of our car while parked in front of our house. This is a very upsetting event and makes us feel utterly helpless and angry.

We have since talked to many of our neighbors and have come to the realization that this is not a random occurrence but has been quite frequent as of late.

Most of the people I have talked to either know someone nearby, or they themselves have been robbed when they forgot to lock their vehicle.

This leads me to the impression that there is a person who has been wandering the neighborhood for the past few months checking car doors at night to steal whatever they can grab that has value.

I ask that everyone in the neighborhood watch for whomever this person may be and report any suspicious activity to the police department immediately.

If you are victimized please contact the police. Most of the people I spoke with never contacted the police about the theft because they felt nothing would be done.

When these crimes go unreported there is no way for the person to be caught and will only cause the problem to continue.

Heather Cade

South Lake Tahoe

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