Brewer Police are urging residents to take precautions in the wake of a rash of recent home and vehicle burglaries over the weekend.

In total there have been four residential burglaries reported in the Tremont Street and Brimmer Street neighborhoods. Additionally, 10 motor vehicle burglaries have been reported in and between these areas.

All four residential burglaries occurred during the late night/early morning hours while the homeowners were sleeping. The burglars entered the homes through unsecured doors and windows.

Police are asking that residents who observe suspicious activity call police immediately. Homeowners should lock ground floor windows and doors. Motor vehicles should also be locked with valuables secured in the trunk or out of sight, police advise.

Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call the Brewer Police Department at 989-7001.