If you watch, read or listen to Grand Rapids and West Michigan news you may have noticed there are more stories about break ins happening in our area.  I guess it's a sign of the times.  More people are unemployed and it's only going to get worse; with Rick Snyder cutting unemployment benefits from 26 weeks to 20 weeks.

I guess desperate people do desperate things when they need to feed their families.

Four West Michigan counties, Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon and Montcalm have all reported break ins over the past few months.  That's a huge area, but there are some things that might help to safeguard your home when someone is thinking about a breaking and entering.  WZZM 13 has a video on their website showing some of the things to watch out for in your own home....