A man was arrested for stealing items from storage buildings in Novato. According to a press release by the Novato Police Department, Allen David Morgan, 48, was arrested on August 19 for the crime.
NPD officers responded to the 100 block of Roblar Drive at 6:30 p.m. on August 19. They’ve received a report of a burglary in progress at a commercial building. The caller said that a man hopped a fence and was stealing items from storage buildings.
According to NPD, officers searched the area and the man was found hiding in bushes. He was booked into jail for burglary and possession of the stolen property.
NPD provided the following tips to avoid getting burglarized:
- Install security devices
- Install an alarm system
- Install security cameras
- Install exterior lights
- Keep valuables out of sight
- Secure all entry points to home or business