Break-in surge rings in holidays

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West side of Shelby hit in typical, seasonal trend

By Lisa King

Along with activities that signal the beginning of the holiday season for law-abiding folks, police say they are seeing a seasonal rash of recent break-ins.
 “At this time of year, burglaries are on the rise and we have seen several burglaries in our community recently,” Shelby County Sheriff’s Det. Jason Rice said. “We want to make our residents aware that, as it gets close to Christmas time, burglars usually know there is more stuff in houses, electronics and jewelry, people are buying it to prepare for Christmas.”

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