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Burglaries rose in Newark, New Jersey, in 2008, and some residents are blaming the city's crackdown on barbed wire and razor wire. John DeSantis, for instance, says his auto repair business suffered a dozen burglaries in just a few months after he was forced to remove the razor wire around the property. City officials say people could be injured if they attempt to climb over the wire. Property owners say that's the point.

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