Both glass doors of the Bay Shore Library were covered in plywood, part of a recent crime increase in Belmont Shore that just last week has seen the Naples car wash also vandalized and graffiti scrawled in paint down white residential walls.
This year there has been an increase in property crimes such as burglaries, as well as car thefts, the Long Beach Police Department has reported to City Hall. East Division Commander Michael Beckman has told community groups much the same. epartment said the glass doors of the community's waterfront library were
According to the Long Beach Police Department's spokeswoman Nancy Pratt, the glass library doors were smashed sometime overnight June 26-27.
In what may or may not be a related incident, a window was smashed at a car wash in the 5700 block of E. 2nd St.
"Since it was possible someone might have entered the building, officers conducted a search (with the K9 unit) but no one
was found inside," Pratt emailed.
LBPD asks anyone with information to contact its Burglary Detail at
(562) 570-7351. And anonymous tips can be submitted by text or web at