You have just returned home from a family vacation and have noticed some strange differences around your house. After a thorough inspection, you notice that a few things may be missing and are starting to wonder if your property was burglarized. At Frank, Juengel & Radefeld Attorneys at Law, we have helped many people in Missouri who have been victims of property crimes, to work toward establishing a compelling case that justifies their request for compensation. 

Like other types of crimes, the term “property crimes” references several different types of crimes. According to, some of the more common types of property crimes include the following:

  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Vehicle theft
  • Identity theft

 If your property has been burglarized or someone has trespassed on an area that you have specifically protected, you have been the victim of a property crime. When this happens, it is imperative that you begin working with local authorities immediately to report what has happened. The timelier you are, the better their chances are of tracking down the perpetrator and possibly recovering any stolen possessions. If you are concerned about property crime, you may consider investing in some type of monitoring that will allow you observe what is happening in and around your property while you are away. 

When you understand the different types of property crime, you can take precautions to protect yourself and your belongings against theft or burglary. For more information about what you should do if you have been the victim of a property crime, such as arson or identity theft, visit our web page.