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Police ask Newark and Fremont residents to pull in garbage cans because of home burglaries

Sorry for being MIA the past seven or eight days on TCB. I’ll continue to give TCB all the spare time I have. Key word is, ‘spare.’ This afternoon is one of those times. Here’s the first of several posts today:

Story by colleague Natalie Neysa Alund …

Police are asking residents to pull their garbage cans in after trash is picked up due to an increase in home burglaries in Fremont near the Newark border.

Garbage cans left out in front of home or in a driveway signals burglars that residents are not home, said Newark Police spokesman Tim Jones.

He said his department decided to issue an alert after Fremont Police recently discovered a crime trend in the Ardenwood area of the city near the northern border of Newark.

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Chris DeBenedetti