Suspicious Activities


 

Suspicious Persons

Person going door-to-door in a residential area, especially if one or more persons goes to rear of residence.
Possible burglary suspect or trespasser


Person waiting or loitering in front of a house or business, if house is unoccupied or business is closed.
Possible burglary suspects


Person forcing entrance or entering a house you know is unoccupied
Possible burglary, theft or trespassing


Person running, especially if something of value is being carried or if it’s an unusual hour.
 Possible suspect fleeing the scene of a crime, such as burglary or robbery


Person screaming
Possible rape or assault


Person loitering around car or going from car to car peering into them, especially in parking lots or on streets
Possible car theft


Persons loitering around schools, parks or secluded areas
Possible sex offender or drug dealer


Persons offering items for sale at a very low price
Possibly trying to sell stolen property


Strangers loitering or slowly walking through neighborhood several times
Possible burglary suspect or vandals


Suspicious Vehicles

Slow moving vehicle without lights, especially if its course appears aimless
Possible burglar, drug pusher or sex offender


Parked or occupied vehicle containing one or more persons; especially significant if observed at an unusual hour
Possible lookouts for a burglary or robbery


Vehicles being loaded with valuables if parked by an unoccupied residence or closed business.
 Possible burglary in progress

Recently abandoned vehicle, especially one bearing no signs that the driver had mechanical trouble.
Possible stolen car


Vehicle containing weapons
Owner may engage in criminal activity


Vehicle into which someone is being forced, especially females or juveniles
Possible kidnapping, assault, attempted rape, or child molestation


Vehicles where business transaction appears to be under way, especially around schools or parks
Possible selling stolen items or drugs


Locked vehicle that someone is attempting to enter forcibly, especially in a parking lot
Possible theft of car or its contents


Persons detaching mechanical parts or accessories from a vehicle
Possible theft or vandalism


Objects of apparent value being thrown from a vehicle
Possible disposal of stolen property


Suspicious Property

Property offered for sale at a very low price, except for obvious attic or yard sales
Possible stolen property


Property in vehicles that is not normally found in vehicles, such as TV sets, stereos, guns or auto parts
Possible stolen property


Property being carried by persons on foot, especially suspicious at an unusual hour or unusual place. Very questionable if person is running and property is unwrapped
Possible property just stolen in burglary or robbery


Property being removed from or loaded into a vehicle or building at an unusual hour, from an unoccupied residence or closed business
Possible burglary in progress