Christmas Burglary Stories

According to the FBI, December is the peak month for burglaries as folks leave homes unattended during the holidays. In many places, the week following Christmas has the heaviest burglary caseload. Criminals drive through neighborhoods looking for places to burglarize. Many people put their beautifully decorated Christmas trees -- and all the gift packages stacked beneath them -- right at the front of the living room. Burglars can walk around and window-shop. See full story:

Two suspects, pretending to be police, forced their way into a home, threatened victims at gunpoint and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. See full story: