Dozens of Burglaries in Bangor 

Bangor Police are investigating more than a dozen burglaries committed over the past couple of weeks.They say the burglars are often breaking into homes when the occupants are asleep. They’ve been stealing items like computers cell phones, jewelry, cash, check books and TV’s.In fact they say, many of the televisions are large and would require more than one person to carry it out.They’re asking folks to report anything suspicious in their neighborhood. So far, crimes have been reported in homes near the downtown area on both the east and west sides of the city.If you have any information about these crimes you’re asked to call the Bangor Police Tip Line at 947-7382 extension 95811. It can be an anonymous call.Meanwhile officials are offering the following tips to prevent you from becoming a victim.–Put lights on timers.–Lock all doors and windows.–Do not confront suspects in your home, call 9-1-1 right away.–Keep curtains closed. If they don’t see anything worth taking, they might pass by your home.–Keep serial numbers of all electronic equipment, or etch your name onto it.–Keep valuables locked in a safe.–Consider installing alarm systems.