By Karen Billing
The Northwestern Division of the San Diego Police Department recently reported an increase in residential burglaries in the Del Mar Heights area. The department asks that residents call in any unfamiliar vehicles on the streets or other suspicious activity.
On Friday, Jan. 24, a residential burglary occurred on the 2100 block of Del Mayo Road during the late afternoon and evening hours. The suspect used an unlocked side door to gain entry and stole jewelry, cash and purses.
On Tuesday, Jan. 28, a burglary took place in the 13000 block of Boquita Drive. The suspect entered the home via an unlocked door and took jewelry and cash. The home and the rear guest house had been ransacked.
In addition, a burglary attempt was made in the 13000 block of Portofino Drive on Saturday, Jan. 18, during the daytime hours. The suspect used an unknown tool to pry at a kitchen window, side garage door,and a rear sliding door in an unsuccessful attempt to gain entry.