Jan. 6, 2009 — According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a 16-year-old from Castle Pines North was arrested earlier this week and is expected to be charged with second-degree burglary. Deputies responded to the 7000 block of Shoreham Drive following the report of a burglary in process, and they were able to apprehend the suspect. The homeowner was at home at the time of the incident.
This report and other recent burglary attempt reports are good reminders that Castle Pines North citizens should take precautions to stay safe. Please remember to keep garage doors closed, lock windows and doors, store ladders inside so they cannot be used to access upstairs windows, and take similar measures to secure your home.
The Douglas County Sheriff
provides public safety services to Castle Pines North. It is vital that citizens report all suspicious activity to the Sheriff to help keep our community safe.
If you are interested in helping serve the cause of safety in our community, here are three other ways you can help:
- Consider participating in the Community Safety Volunteer Program.
- Consider serving as a block captain in the Neighborhood Watch program.
- Or consider joining the Castle Pines North Safety Task Force. The Safety Task Force consists of citizen volunteers who advise on and research safety-related issues. Among the Task Force goals for 2009 are helping to work on local plans for Neighborhood Watch, emergency preparedness, fire mitigation and overall community communications. Citizens who are interested in joining the Task Force or in learning more can contact Chair at 303.888.4012.
The Castle Pines North Safety Task Force meets on the second Wednesday of every month. The next meeting will be 3 p.m. Jan. 14 at the CPN Community Center, 7404 Yorkshire Drive. All citizens are welcome to attend.