Lock your home while in your yard to prevent theft: Edmonton police – Edmonton

    Is your garage door not opening or stuck wide open? Looking for a professional repair technician?

    Get in touch with our garage door repair team and help is on it’s way! When it comes to garage door repair in Calgary and its surroundings, Better leave it up to the professionals. For a FREE quote and estimate..

    CALL NOW: ☎️ (587) 316-9739

    Or, fill out this form and we will contact you shortly

    Show us the damage: Send us some photos for a FREE cost estimate.

    Lock your home while in your yard to prevent theft: Edmonton police – Edmonton

    Garage Door Repair Chestermere

    With beautiful weather drawing people outside to work on their yards and get their garden in, Edmonton police say robbers are taking advantage of that to break into unattended properties.

    Police are investigating a series of thefts from homes and garages that have occurred citywide while homeowners are outside tending to their yards and gardens.

    Since mid-April 2018, police have received at least eight reports of suspects entering homes through unlocked doors while residents are outside doing yard work.

    READ MORE: Edmonton police looking for man linked to 9 robberies

    In one case in northeast Edmonton, EPS said an elderly woman was out in her garden when the suspect entered through the back door of her home and stole her bus pass and $300 in cash.

    Story continues below advertisement

    Other items stolen include keys, wallets, purses, wedding rings, and personal information such as vehicle registration and credit cards.

    Police said there’s also an increase in thefts from garages due to overhead doors being left open longer, and walk-through doors being left unlocked overnight.

    READ MORE: Spike in catalytic converter thefts from Honda CR-Vs in Edmonton

    “It may be an inconvenience to lock your doors when you are just steps away from your house,” Edmonton police Det. Daniel van den Berg said.

    “But unfortunately, these thieves are opportunists, and they are brazen. They know what to look for, and how to get in and out quickly.”


    Read more…

    Recommended articles

    Painted garages catch on in Sunnyside

    Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content Here’s a phrase that, depending on the speaker’s feelings about the idiosyncratic Calgary neighbourhood and his or her general

    Read More »
    Contact Us
    Contact Us!


    We Are Proud To Serve
    The Calgary Area Community

    Need A Garage Door Repaired?
    Looking For A Routine Tune-Up?

    ☎️ 587-316-9739

    Service Areas Include:
    Calgary, Okotoks, Chestermere,
    Cochrane, Airdrie, Strathmore
    And more…

    Our technicians are equipped with masks and gloves complying with health and safety regulations.
    This is default text for notification bar