Police Blotter

April 5, 2011 • Police Blotter


•Police were called to Walgreens, 1200 S. Main St., Sunday, after a woman took two home drug-testing kits. An employee stated she asked about a kit, hid it, then left the building without paying. A couple [auth] of hours later she returned and took a second drugtest kit.

•Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of North Washington Avenue, Sunday. The victim stated that someone removed two spools of copper wire, valued at $900, from the back of his vehicle on Friday, when he was parked near J & G Electric, 512 S. Main St.

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•Police were dispatched to the 200 block of South Ohio Avenue, Saturday. The resident heard a loud bang. When he checked outside, he saw that his fountain had been knocked over. He heard the sound of gunfire, at which time he returned to his residence and called police.


•Police were called to the 700 block of South Kansas Avenue, Sunday, where someone gained entry into a home by throwing a rock through sliding glass doors. The victim said nothing was removed from the home, but $100 worth of tools were taken from the garage. The glass doors were valued at $1,000.

•Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Washington Avenue, Sunday. The victim returned home to discover the house had been ransacked, drawers overturned and their contents dumped. The victim reported jewelry, including five sterling silver rings, one gold-link bracelet, a silver and brass bracelet, a sterling silver bracelet and a gold butterfly wedding ring had been taken. Investigation revealed the bathroom window was broken. The value of missing items is estimated at $935.

•Police were called to the Briar Ridge Apartments on Briarwood Place, Saturday, after a subject entered a vehicle and removed P345 Ruger .45 pistol. The victim said he kept the firearm in between the driver’s seat and the passenger’s seat.

•Police were dispatched to Home Depot, 2305 N. Main St., Saturday, where some gained entry into a vehicle through the driver’s window and removed a set of golf clubs and a custommade golf bag, a Tom Tom GPS, a radar detector and an ice chest. Total estimated value of items is $2,100. The cost of repair for damages to the driver’s window is estimated at $500.

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.

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