Mounties advise public to keep large amounts of cash, jewelry secured
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RCMP members are seeing a greater number of break and enters recently.
RCMP in Kings and Queens County say a rash of esidential break and enters into homes since July are related.
These break and enters are occurring throughout both counties in both urban and rural areas.
Homes have been broken into when homeowners are not at home and the focus has been on cash and jewelry.
"Please exercise due diligence in making sure your home is secure at all hours of the day," states a news release from RCMP, which advises "no large amounts of cash are kept in your residence; expensive personal belongings such as jewelry are secured.
Police are also asking the public to be alert and report any suspicious activity immediately.
Police continue to investigate these break and enters and ask the public to call the local detachment with information or call Crime Stoppers toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or to submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.pe.ca