FEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- A group of Federal Way neighbors are taking a high-tech approach to fighting crime after being targeted by vandals and thieves.
In one recent night, nearly 20 residents of the Twin Lakes neighborhood reported break-ins and vandalism. Bob Hill was one of those victims.
"Came in, ransacked it, pried up a trunk," he said. "I didn't lose anything of value, because there wasn't anything of value, but you still go through this experience of 'you've been violated.'"
Looking for a way to feel safe again, the Twin Lakes Home Owners Association went online.
The neighborhood of 1,400 homes is the first to team up with Federal Way Police, using "Online Watch"