Sheriff's Office Warns of Residential Burglary Spike
The increase has been seen in both cities and unincorporated areas.
Deputies said the crimes are occurring in county cities and in unincorporated areas of the county, especially at residences left unsecured.
One common tactic burglars are using is knocking on the front door of a residence before trying to break in, according to the sheriff's office.
The sheriff's office is reminding residents to lock doors, windows and garages and be vigilant in reporting suspicious activity.
--Bay City News