â€¢Police were dispatched to Famous Footwear, 4301 N. Main St., Tuesday, after a shoplifting took a dangerous turn. One male and two female subjects entered the store. One of the women placed a pair of menâ€™s size 9 shoes in her purse and attempted to leave. An employee tried to stop her and she pulled a knife. The three fled into The Roswell Mall.
â€¢Police were dispatched to the 500 block of North Main Street, Tuesday, to take a report of fraud. The victim stated she checked her balance and cards online daily. She noted a purchase of $138 that she had not made. She contacted the firm. They have cancelled the purchase and refunded her money. She subsequently cancelled her cards. The victim made the report to RPD at the urging of her bank.
â€¢Police were called to the 1200 block of West McGaffey Street, where a woman reported she was buying a car on E-bay. She sent $2,320 to the seller through Western Union. She has not heard from the seller since.
â€¢Police were dispatched to the 200 block of West Bland Street, after the victim received notification from the IRS that she had not reported earnings on jobs in Arizona, Texas and Florida. When the woman called the IRS, she was advised to file a report with the RPD.
â€¢Police were called to Werkheister Place, Tuesday. The victimâ€™s mother stated that several teenagers were fighting in the park located at G and West streets The victim attempted to intervene and they turned on him. Officers observed a cut on the juvenileâ€™s forehead.
â€¢Police were dispatched to the 500 block of West Fifth Street, Tuesday, where subjects pried open the back door to enter the residence and removed $400 worth of jewelry.
â€¢Police were called to the 500 block of South Wyoming, Tuesday. The victim reported someone had gained entry into her home, and jewelry, worth $380, a Sony Cybershot camera, valued at $350, and two rolls of quarters were stolen.
â€¢ Police noticed a subject in the 700 block of East Chisum Street, Tuesday, removing copper tubing from a home. The officers questioned the man, and he said he thought the home had been abandoned and was condemned. Officials contacted the owner who stated that he did not give permission for anyone to remove copper from the house. The subject was arrested.
Anyone having information on these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers, 888- 594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.