Thieves Use Automatic Garage Door Openers To Access Homes In Suffolk County

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Automatic garage door openers are a staple of suburban life, but police urge users to be careful about where they leave them.

Several reminders to prevent this from happening to you:

  • Lock your vehicles at all times
  • Lock your entry door from the garage to your house
  • Don’t leave your garage door opener in your vehicle, regardless where you park, cause thieves can always get the vehicle registration in your glovebox which has your address
  • Last but no least, consider a garage door opener that has passcode protection feature, so nobody can open your door except you, such as this one:

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