Newport Beach police made patrol checks at Harbor View, Lincoln and Andersen elementary schools this morning between 8:45 and 9:02 a.m., according to online logs.
“Soon after the incident in Connecticut, the Chief of Police directed Patrol Officers to provide added patrols and visibility around all schools in an effort to help reduce any anxiety that parents or school employees may have,” said Kathy Lowe, a department spokeswoman, in an email. “We will continue these patrols on a regular basis throughout the year.”
In other police news, a residential burglary in Newport Coast resulted in a loss of $45,800, according to a report.
The burglary, which occurred between 4 p.m. Dec. 24 and 11:30 a.m. Monday, was reported at 12:45 p.m. Monday on Shoreview. A suspect forced entry into the home through a second floor bathroom window, Lowe said. The loss included watches, rings, cufflinks, earrings and necklaces, she said.
Police also took a report of a theft at the Yard House restaurant at 849 Newport Center Drive on Jan. 2. The theft occurred between 8:50 a.m. Dec. 22 and 9:25 a.m. Dec. 29, when an iPhone was taken from a table, Lowe said.
Police also arrested an 81-year-old Corona del Mar man at 5:10 p.m. Monday at 901 Newport Center Drive. His bail was $500. No information was immediately available about the loss.