January 9, 2017-Highland Police are asking residents to be on the alert after a series of daytime burglaries. In a written release, “The burglaries appear to be occurring during the late morning to late afternoon / early evening hours and are presently centered in an area bordered by 41st Street north to the river and east of the Norfolk Southern train tracks that run north and south along the west side of town, as well as The Meadows subdivision. Jewelry, televisions, computers, and other valuable items that are easy to carry are being taken. Extra patrols have been initiated and additional resources added as we work to resolve this issue. All residents are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious subject(s), circumstance(s), and / or loud noises.