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Vol. 131, No. 30 Friday, July 25, 2014
An edition of the
BY JUDY PETERSON
In a big city, 11 auto burglaries in six days might not
be a big deal. But in a town the size of Los Gatos, the
figure seems to jump out at you, especially when the
police log says a woman's purse or a man's wallet was
Indeed, in the cases cited above three purses, one
wallet, a bag and several valuables were among the
items listed as stolen. To add insult to injury, many of
the recent burglaries involved thieves breaking vehicle
windows to get at the loot.
The addresses where the auto burglaries occurred
crisscross town from Oka Road to S. Santa Cruz Av-
enue, and Blossom Hill to Los Gatos Boulevard.
Yet another auto burglary was reported July 17 on
Tait Avenue, where former Los Gatos residents Doug
and Marianne Hamilton were visiting friends.
"We went out to get into our car and found that it had
been broken into," Marianne Hamilton said. "Doug had
left his wallet in the car, and it was emptied of everything.
The credit card charges are rolling in. They're almost all
AUTO BURGLARS STRIKE 11
TIMES IN LOS GATOS, AND
THEY'RE ALL OVER TOWN
Auto theft is a crime of opportunity,
says LG-MS police Sgt. Clint Tada
Los Gatos resident Syd Dunton stands between his two wood sculptures—'Movement,' on the left, and
'Tumbling.' Dunton is a member of the South Bay Wood Workers organization.
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