Locations of Recent Car Breaks/ Thefts From Motor Vehicles

We have identified several major “hotspots” where a number of car breaks have occurred in recent weeks. During the two-week timeframe from February 15, 2006 to February 28, 2006, these hotspots are:Financial District (District 1): 13 Incidents Medford St. Area (District 15): 5 Incidents Bunker Hill Area (District 15): 8 Incidents The majority of the car breaks referenced involve suspects smashing windows and taking valuable items from the interior of the car. Common targets for these thefts are laptop computers, cameras, GPS systems and iPods. Removing these types of items from unattended vehicles is strongly encouraged, especially when these items are visible to passersby. View the attached PDF for more detailed information