Police Blotter

April 19, 2011 • Police Blotter


•Police were dispatched to West Byrne Street on Sunday, following a report of a burglary where wire and curtains had been removed from an empty home. Officers discovered a window on the southwest side of the building and the door leading from the garage into the residence pried open.

•Police were called to the 1100 block of South Union Avenue on Saturday, to investigate a burglary. Witnesses stated that they saw a Hispanic male running out the front door of the residence. As officers were scouring the neighborhood for suspects, they found a Lexmark printer and a black bag marked Ecosolutions in the alley in the 1000 block of South Union Avenue.

•Police responded to an alarm call, on Gail Harris Street on Saturday. Officials found a broken window on the east side of the building. The security guard did not know if the subjects gained access into the building.

Counterfeit bill

•Police were called to Stripes, 2010 S.E. Main St., on Friday, where someone passed at fake $20 bill.

Shots fired

•Police were called to the 1500 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue on Sunday. The victim reported that he was driving on Hobbs Street near Madison Avenue when he saw a green car. A gun was pointed out a window at his vehicle window and four shots fired. An examination of the vehicle revealed three bullet holes on the front bumper and a hole in the radiator. Officers found three shell casings at the intersection of Hobbs Street and Madison Avenue.

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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