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Newport Beach Police Department
Thursday October 21st, 2021 :: 01:00 p.m. PDT


CRIME ALERT - Residential Burglary in Lido Isle Community (RD 14)

A residential burglary recently occurred in the Lido Isle Community. 

900 Block of Via Lido Nord (21-7670)
Occurred around approximately:
7:15pm on 10/15/2021
At approximately 7:10pm, the victim left the residence. Shortly after leaving, the victim received a notification that the alarm was set off, but assumed it was an accidental activation. At this time, three suspects accessed the side of the house and shattered a window to get into the home. Once inside, the suspects went to the master bedroom and rummaged through drawers in the master closet before fleeing the scene.  
Loss: Unknown at this time.
Suspect Info:
Suspect 1: Male Hispanic, wearing a grey long sleeve shirt, a white baseball cap and gloves.  
Suspect 2: Male wearing a blue sweatshirt, carrying a backpack.
Suspect 3: Male Hispanic, heavy set, wearing shorts, a black & gold T-shirt, face mask, and carrying a satchel.

**If you see suspicious activity within your neighborhood at a home where you know your neighbors are on vacation, have gone out for the evening, or their home is for sale, please call the Newport Beach Police Department immediately at 949-644-3717**
Please review the Home Security Tips below.  We also attached a Home Security Checklist to this notice, so you can print it out and conduct a security assessment on your home to see what security measures you can take to “harden the target”.

Home Security Tips

  • Always lock your windows and doors when you go out, even if for only a few minutes. Second story windows & doors should be secured as if they were on the first story.
  • Use timers on indoor lamps to give the appearance that you are home. If you’re going out for the evening, leave a television or a radio on in the home. 
  • If your home is equipped with an alarm, always activate it even if you’re only going out for a short walk.
  • Consider adding a motion sensor in your master bedroom/bathroom, which will activate the alarm if someone comes in through a glass window or door without opening it.
  • Always keep your front and rear porch lights on from dusk to dawn and use motion detector lighting along the sides of your home or areas with little foot traffic.
  • Make sure your utility box is secured with a padlock.
  • Adjust window coverings for optimal privacy while maintaining good visibility outside.
  • Assess whether or not a window can be easily accessed from a tree, balcony, roof, wall, or with patio furniture and adjust your security plan accordingly. Ladders should be stored inside or locked to a stationary object.
  • If your garage door has a remote shutoff button on the wall-mounted control, located in the garage, consider locking the door nightly. This will prevent your garage door from being opened remotely.
  • If you have a safe, make sure that it is properly bolted to concrete so that it cannot be easily removed.
  • Always close and lock your safe and never leave a key or combination out or in an easy to find location (i.e. office, nightstand, etc).
  • If you return home and find your pedestrian door that leads into your home locked, and you are certain that you left it unlocked, DO NOT GO INSIDE! Call 9-1-1 ~ Burglars often lock this door to slow down a victim, allowing the burglar extra time to get out of the home before the resident enters.

Report all suspicious activity by calling the Newport Beach Police Department at 949-644-3717.

Newport Beach Police Department
870 Santa Barbara Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Emergency: 9-1-1

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