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The Orchards @ Anderson Heights Homeowners' Blog

The Official blog of The Orchards @ Anderson Heights – made by homeowners, for homeowners

Black Honda Civic Drove Thru Park Nearly Hitting People!

On Friday night at about 7:45PM a black newer model Honda Civic drove through the Orchards park nearly missing two people - one of those people is my wife! If you saw this happen or know of anyone Continue Reading

Home burglary

Hello everyone, I just wanted to warn all of you that our neighborhood has had another break in. I don't know how long it has been since the last one but a few nights ago(7/10/13) I came home to my Continue Reading

Break in Last night on Cabral Trl

There was a break- in last nigh (Halloween) on Cabral Trl. Since my husband works with security, we track the reported break-ins in the city and this is the first we have seen in our neighborhood in Continue Reading

Survey Results – Topic: Safety and Security

Hello, Here's the post where we can discuss safety and security issues here in the Orchards. The images above shows the responses for whether or not you would pay additional assessments for Continue Reading

Use Of BB Guns

I do not find an adult male and teenager firing BB Guns on a lot that has new construction started, appropriate! Seriously are people that oblivious to what could happen? Do they lack common sense? Continue Reading

CRIME ALERT!

CRIME ALERT WHEEL RIM & TIRE THEFTS Since the start of 2012 the city has been slammed with over 254 thefts of tires and wheels off of parked vehicles in home driveways. It has also extended Continue Reading

The High Co$t of Vandalism

Neighbors, The cost of vandalism is rising in the Orchards.  We aren't 4 months into 2012 and we have paid $13,359.00 in gate repairs, lock repairs and graffiti removal.  This is a serious Continue Reading

Vandalism Alert!

To the south end Neighborhood Associations: On 01/10/12 (Tuesday) and 01/11/12 (Wednesday) and this morning your area experienced a large number of vandalism cases. Numerous vehicle windows were Continue Reading

Security Patrols For Halloween Weekend

The Orchards Board of Directors has approved security patrols for Halloween weekend and on Halloween. The security patrols will be monitoring the community for unusual behavior and any kind of Continue Reading

Irresponsible Individuals.

I would like to state my disgust to the Individual's that decided it would be a good idea to drive around the neighborhood and egg as many vehicles as possible in the middle of the night on 07-13-11, Continue Reading

Pool Closed! Open!

The Pool will re-open tomorrow, June 17th, 2011 at 7am. Just a quick note to let everyone know that the pool is closed until further notice (perhaps until the end of this week) because of break Continue Reading

Report Gang Crime Tips

Hello, I saw this on the news this evening... www.stopabqgangs.org Regards, chris Continue Reading

How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

Thank you to the Office of Neighborhood Coordination and Mr. Steve Sink of the Albuquerque Police Department for providing this information! You or a neighbor decides to host an initial Continue Reading

START Project – Lead by APD

Hello, I got word from Bill Jackson of the Albuquerque Police Department that the Strategic Targeted Area Response Team (START) Project is starting. Bill writes: The START program will be Continue Reading

14 year old on Gentry arrested for burglarizing neighbor’s home

http://www.krqe.com/dpp/news/local/central/14-year-old-arrested-for-burglary-dr I know we have all felt like some of our issues with theft have been from within the walls, and now we know that at Continue Reading

Tagging and Gate

It appears the local teens and tweens are bored. I saw at least two mail boxes that are tagged. One on the corner of Duerson and Humphries...the other right in fron of our house on Humphries. Also Continue Reading

Crime Alert!!

Be advised: enTrust has received several calls about vandalism in our community. Last night about 11:30pm someone broke into a home on Maness. They were driving a red SUV. They took everything Continue Reading

Another Porta-Potty

When my husband woke this morning the fire truck was back at the property where the first porta-potty was burnt to the ground. Well the porta-potty is toast again. Who ever is starting these fires Continue Reading

Vandalism

I wrote a post about kids in the orchards using my wall to walk on to access Sand Stone, as well as using it to do drugs in the vacant lots.  I have now discovered they have broken bricks from my Continue Reading

Fire started

Around 6pm my husband noticed a fire truck at the corner. There was a fire on one of the empty lots on McKinnon Way. Continue Reading

Wall Walkers and Drugs

Last week I added a post asking parents to tell the children not to walk on the walls of their neighbors homes (Wall Walkers). I still have several children walking on the side of my home to access Continue Reading

FYI – Rampant grafitti in community

My husband and I noticed yesterday that some serious tagging had taken place along the undeveloped part of Vanhorne and Hilgenberg. They tagged the walls pretty heavily plus marked up the curbs. We Continue Reading

Park Bush Fires; A Closer Look

Park Bush Fires; A Closer Look

Hello, On Sunday, September 27, 2009 there were 3 bushes on fire at the park. One of my neighbors was out walking his dog Sunday night about 5:30pm, and found the 3 bushes on fire.  After Continue Reading

Crime Alert – 09/26/09

Hello, I recently got word that there has been an increase in burglaries in our community and surrounding area.  The thieves are targeting large screen TVs and one report said the thieves are Continue Reading

New Page Added: Crime

I added a new page today... it's under "Discussions".  Please check it out and join the discussion! chris Continue Reading

Neigborhood Watch 2.0

Neigborhood Watch 2.0

City budgets are straining police forces in many cities, and in some cases citizens have seized upon social networking technologies to help guard against crime in their own neighborhoods. It’s Continue Reading

Grand opening

Hello - welcome to TheOrchards.WordPress.com!  My family and I decided that we would create this site/blog to enable the community to share ideas, thoughts, concerns, and any thing else you have in Continue Reading

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