Ex-auto burglar gives Santa Fe Police insights

burglar-confessions

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – An ex-auto burglar is giving us an inside look into how the crime is committed.

“Take change, take whatever you find in the car. Have a bag with you and fill it up,” said that ex-auto burglar

Santa Fe Police recently interviewed the former self-admitted criminal. He told police auto burglars start with a door check, going from car to car. When an alarm goes off, they run to the next neighborhood and keep doing the same thing.

But criminals aren’t just interested in what’s inside your car, they also want what’s under your hood.

The auto burglar said, “Now a lot of people will battery check you. They are going to pop your hood and take your battery too, you know what I mean?”

Police say the best thing way to protect yourself lock your doors and hide your belongings.

KRQE.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s