So once again we are being told we can't open our doors and windows where we live? That crime is on the rise in Lower Merion? Is it so deteriorated that we now have to be suspicious of every strange car that traverses our neighborhoods where we all live? So there was a big packed meeting last night in Bala. People are running around targeting our neighborhoods and that is not particularly nice to hear.
Good for LuAnn Cahn going public about herself being a victim of a burglary in Lower Merion. I believe she lives in Bala, and it seems that right now a lot of these burglaries are occuring right in Mr. President's ward - NO - I am not saying it's his fault, just stating fact - as a rather large chunk of the robberies were reported on the news to have occured on streets like Lodges Lane and Trevor Lane.
Lower Merion Police are very busy these days – they’re in the midst of investigating a recent rash of burglaries of homes in the township, in particular, the Bala Cynwyd, Merion and Merion Park communities.
In fact, there have been 25 break-ins since January with five on the same block in the last two weeks, leaving many wondering what they can do to prevent this from happening to them.
"I'm thinking about putting some things in a safe deposit box in the bank until I can figure out what to do," one resident told NBC’s Claudia Rivero.
So on Monday night the police department gathered hundreds of Main Line residents at the Saint Matthias Parish Center to inform them of the circumstances surrounding the break-ins and to educate them on how to protect their homes, families and belongings.
According to police, most of the robberies are happening during the day, when people are at work. They believe that the thieves look for open windows or unlocked doors.
Just last week, a man in his 50s forced his way into a home through the front door, but fled when he realized the owner was there...
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