Everyone is subject to being robbed at any time. This could be in reference to being pickpocketed, having your car broken into, a home invasion, or even at gun point. There are multiple ways that someone can be robbed or go about robbing someone, but most of the time they are committing these crimes because they are in a position of need but don't see any other way that they can get what they need.

Just like any other crime, there are a number of reasons why someone would choose to do something. The motive is not the part of this that we want to focus on but instead the actual act. Burglary is a crime that can be considered violent or non-violent depending on what happens during the crime, but theft is one of the crimes that people follow the footsteps of those who came before. This means there are trends in the burglary game that have been around for a long time. One of them is the which hiding spots in your home are checked first and most often.

Indiana has seen its fair share of crime as Gary, Indianapolis, South Bend, and other cities within the state have experienced high levels of crime. Often times the crime is considered to be non-violent most of their crime is theft, fraud, and other crimes that don't harm people. Theft is one of the larger offenses within the state and under the theft umbrella are home break ins and home invasions, but where are these criminals searching first?

Everybody has their own hiding spots within their home, whether they are in your bedroom, a secret room, a safe, or other options there is something special tucked away somewhere. Burglars and thieves know that many people follow the idea of "don't fix what ain't broke" and hide their valuable items in the same place.

So, with that being said, below are the 10 secret spots that Indiana burglars and thieves check first when ransacking your home:

The 10 Secret Spots Indiana Burglars Check First In Your Home

The places that someone will look for valuable things first when you they are breaking into your home.

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The 10 Secret Spots Ohio Burglars Target First in Your Home

According to Reader's Digest, this is where burglars look first once they're inside your home.

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