Help offered to lower crime in apartment complexes
Last updated 9/25/2008 at Noon
Property owners and managers of multi-unit complexes in Fallbrook are being contacted by mail this week and encouraged to participate in the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Crime-Free Multi-Housing program.
“The purpose of getting landlords involved in this program is to keep illegal activity out of rental properties,” said John McLelland, crime prevention specialist for the Fallbrook Sheriff’s Substation. “When criminals live at a property, other criminals visit them there and crimes are committed there.”
McLelland said problems with gang activity, drugs, graffiti a...