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Published:   |   Updated: July 11, 2013 at 10:50 AM
CLEARWATER -

Vehicle Burglaries at Pier 60 – Police reported that two suspects were seen attempting to break into parked vehicles at Pier 60 Park during the long 4th of July holiday weekend.
 
The first suspect is described as an Hispanic male between the ages of 30 and 40 years old, approximately 5’06’’ to 5’09’’ tall and weighing between 175-200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a brown polo shirt and camouflage cargo shorts. The second suspect is described as an Hispanic male, approximately six-foot tall and weighing between 170-190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white hat, black t-shirt, and white shorts.
 
If you have any information or know these individuals, contact the Clearwater Police Department (727) 562-4242.  You can remain anonymous. Also, use the TIP411 system, which allows you to submit information anonymously by text message or the internet. For an emergency, call 9-1-1.  To protect yourself and your belongings, “LOCK” your car. “TAKE” your keys. “SECURE” your valuables. For more information, visit www.ClearwaterPolice.com.
 
Be Smart with Your Smartphone – By now, you know that cellular telephone theft, particularly the theft of smart-phones, is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States.  Though law enforcement, on a national level, is working with cellular telephone manufacturers on ways to curb this activity, it remains a growing concern.  If you are headed to the beach or other public areas, don’t make it easy for criminals by leaving your property – whether it be your smart-phone, your wallet, back-pack, or your purse – unattended. 
 
Do You Know How to Help a Domestic Violence Victim? – Many know domestic violence is a crime, but do you know how to help someone in need?  Did you know that there are community resources that are in place to help? Don’t let domestic violence victims suffer in silence. Encourage them to call the police or seek other resources, like the Haven of RCS. You can learn more about the center by visiting their website at www.rcspinellas.org/haven. 

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