Newport Beach Police Department
At 9:42 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, a resident in the 1600 block of Highland Drive called the Police Department to report suspicious activity. The caller saw three individuals jump over a fence and run from the backyard of a neighbor’s home after activating the burglary alarm there. The three individuals had then entered a red Mercedes Benz sedan and driven away.
The officer who responded to the home noted that there were pry marks on a door frame and that the rear sliding screen door had been opened. The residence was unoccupied and it did not appear that the suspects had been able to enter the home. When the resident returned a short time later, she verified that the contents of the home were undisturbed. The damage to the door frame is estimated at $800. Continue reading