Mail Theft on Osborne Street
Mail theft on Osborne street has been rampant for the past few months. Checks and packages are being stolen. Please report any theft to the postal inspector by calling 877-876-2455. If no complaints are filed, nothing can be done. Please call if you have questions.
Please consider replacing your mail box with a locking one, no matter where you live in Sherwood Forest and try to avoid having packages left on your front porch.
CRIME ALERT IN SHERWOOD FOREST
This past Thursday night, 2 homes on the 17300 Gresham block were victims of "Home Invasion" robbery. The homes were next door to each other. The suspects were armed with a knife and a rifle. The victims were home but unharmed. The robbers took cash and jewelry.
The Police believe these houses were staked out for a few days beforehand, and are asking all neighbors to report any suspicious people on foot or in cars who are lurking in the neighborhood, during the day or night, by calling
1-877-ASK - LAPD ( 1-877-275-5273 )...DO NOT CONFRONT THE PERSON(S) - CALL THE POLICE
There are extra patrols in the neighborhood, and the Police have assigned a special unit to track down these brazen criminals.
The Police have suggested these simple deterrents:
- Lock all doors and windows at night
- Leave outside lights on
- Install Motion Detector Lights
- Cut overgrown bushes blocking windows and sideways
- Post Alarm and Video signs
- Install sliding door and window locks
Get to know your neighborhood. Check in on your senior, stay at home parents and home business neighbors. Additionally, in times like these, we need as many email addresses as possible to get the word out.
PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE EMAILS AT: www.sherwoodforesthoa.org
CLICK ON THE REGISTER LINK AND FILL OUT THE BOXES
Remember: We can ALL be victims - But by EVERYONE being aware, we can help prevent this from happening again!
Tom Bramson, SFHOA President