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La Mirada Crime Summary-Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 2014

Residential Burglary
Two residential burglaries were reported last week:

• An incident was reported on the 14900 block of Costa Mesa Dr. Electronics were stolen from the residence.
• Cash was reported stolen in a burglary on the 15900 block of San Antonio Ave.

Other Structure Burglary

• A burglary was reported at a business on the 14200 block of Firestone Blvd.

Vehicle Burglary

• A window smash burglary was reported on the 14900 block of La Mirada Blvd. A bag containing jewelry and a cell phone was stolen in the incident.
• A cell phone and money was stolen from a vehicle on the 15800 block of Alicante Rd.

Grand Theft Vehicle

• A vehicle was reported stolen on the 12800 block of Duffield Ave.
• A vehicle was reported stolen from the 13800 block of Francisco Dr.
• A vehicle was reported stolen on the 11600 block of Goldendale Dr. The vehicle was recovered at a neighboring residence on the 11600 block of Hollyview Dr. after being involved in a traffic collision. A male adult suspect was taken into custody by responding deputies.

Driving in the Rain
Even if you have inspected your vehicle to prepare for the rainy season, drivers must adjust their normal driving habits to accommodate for the slippery roads. The following is a list of what drivers can do to decrease the risk of being involved in a traffic collision:

• Adjust your speed during wet weather. Rain lowers the amount of traction between tires and the road.
• Give yourself extra time to get to your destination.
• Check the tire pressure and the tire tread.
• Leave extra space between your vehicle and the car in front of you. Wet brakes will prevent your vehicle from stopping at the rate it normally stops when the brakes are dry.
• If you feel the car begin to skid, continue to look and steer in the direction you want the car to go. Don’t panic, and avoid slamming on the brakes to maintain control.
• Drive with your headlights on. As of 2005, it is California law to drive with your headlights on, day or night, when it is raining.

For more driver’s safety tips, visit the Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA) website at www.aaa.com.

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