Little Crime Reported During Blackout

Only a few cases of theft were reported during the county-wide power outage

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    Crime was light during the Thursday power outage in San Diego.

    There were a few isolated incidents of theft during the county-wide power outage Thursday night.

    On Second Street in El Cajon, suspects broke the glass window of a store, but did not steal the computer.

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    The county has declared a local emergency and any looting is considered a felony.

    SDG&E is checking in on critical needs patients, but they warn to verify the I.D. of the power company’s personnel before opening the door.