December 17, 2013
UC Irvine police are warning students to lock windows and doors after a string of burglaries in student housing last week. Burglars stole electronics from three unlocked first-floor apartments in the Vista Del Campo Norte dorms between 5 a.m. Friday and 11:40 a.m. Saturday, police said in a news release. Campus police ask that anyone with information that could help the investigation call the department at (949) 824-5223 Students should make sure their residences are secure and call 911 immediately if they see anything suspicious, police said.
November 27, 2013
Newport Beach police said they believe they have arrested a professional burglar who targets wealthy neighborhoods. Shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday, a private security guard called police to say he had detained a man trying to climb over the back gate of a home in the 4600 block of Brighton Road. When officers arrived, they found a grappling hook, gloves, a pry bar and other burglary tools in the man's backpack, police said. Newport police then arrested Larry Lee Everett, 57, of Orange on suspicion of attempted residential burglary.