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Electronics reported stolen in burglary

Original post made on Sep 2, 2011

An iPhone, iPad and purse were stolen from an apartment in the 1600 block of Villa Street sometime overnight between Aug. 31 and the morning of Sept. 1, police said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 2, 2011, 1:46 PM

Comments (7)

Posted by jt, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:17 pm

that's a neat trick. stolen between 8/31 and 9/9, eh? today is only 9/2!


Posted by Emma, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:18 pm

Wow. That's one long night.


Posted by Quick, a resident of Cuernavaca
on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Quick! They may not be stolen yet. If you get there before 9/9 then you can get them before the thief comes.


Posted by Andrea Gemmet, Mountain View Voice Editor
on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Andrea Gemmet is a registered user.

Typo corrected -- thanks for letting us know.


Posted by Quick, a resident of Cuernavaca
on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Looks like the article was updated as I made my comment.


Posted by The Eye, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:35 pm

The Eye is a registered user.

If you use one of the barking dog alarms (Hometech Solutions, Cupertino, CA, has access to them, by STI, Inc.), you can leave your door/window ajar as the microwaves penetrate *through* your walls to let you know someone is approaching your front door from 10-15 feet away (or *wherever* you decide to place it, facing in an outside direction, through walls, etc.). Whether or not you feel the bark is realistic enough, it's realistic enough to wake you, and cause the burglar to decide it's best to leave. We swear by ours. Of course, we also have a real German Shepherd mix, so a possible burglar will never know until it's too late if it's "real or Memorex", as the saying used to go. Chomp, or no chomp, that is the question.


Posted by The Eye, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:49 pm

The Eye is a registered user.

Here's the link to check out the dog bark alarm. You can even listen to a sound file for what it sounds like. Like I say, it's not whether or not it sounds "real", but "Does it get your/their attention?"

Web Link


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