The Crime: The Bismarck Police Department is asking for help from anyone who might have information about a residential burglary on the third floor of 107 E Bowen Avenue Bismarck. The incident occurred on Monday August 12th sometime between 10am-1245pm. The victim reported that someone had entered the residence and removed several pieces of jewelry and a television set.
If you have information: If you have information on this crime, please call the Bismarck Police Department at 223-1212. Tell the operator you have information about case number 13-15468. To report information anonymously on this crime or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers at 224-TIPS (224-8477).
• To help prevent burglaries, keep your doors locked at all times. This will serve to protect you from unwanted intrusions whether you are home or not. It only takes a few seconds for someone to enter an unlocked apartment and steal your purse or other valuables. Keep your windows secured as well. If opened slightly for air, make sure the window is secured so as not to open further. This is especially true for ground floor apartments.
• Get to know the other residents in your apartment building. Neighborhood Crime Watch encourages this activity, which helps to reduce crime in that area.
• Do not let strangers into a secured building.
• Report any suspicious or criminal behavior immediately to the Police Department. If you are reporting a crime in progress or other emergency, use 9-1-1. For all other activity or to make a report, call 223-1212. For more crime prevention tips, go to www.bismarck.org/crimeprevention