In the first two weeks of the year, the Los Altos Police Department recorded 11 total reports of auto burglary, residential burglary and auto theft.
Police are still in the early stages of investigation into many of the crimes, so “any reportable known correlations would be minimal,” according to Sgt. Brian Jeffrey of the traffic division. However, residential burglaries at four homes may be related, due to similar time frames (the afternoon of Jan. 9 to the morning of Jan. 10) and the similarity in targeted items (jewelry). Those crimes took place on the 100 block of North El Monte Avenue, the 800 block of Los Altos Avenue, the 700 block of Sunshine Drive and the 900 block of Linda Vista Way.