Police Blotter

May 10, 2011 • Police Blotter


•Police were dispatched to the Valero, 3300 N. Main St., Sunday, after a man bought several [auth] items, paying for them with a counterfeit $100 bill. The subject received $72.65 in change. Photos were obtained from the surveillance video.

•Police were called to Circle K, 3213 N. Main St., Saturday, where two ean came in to purchase miscellaneous items with a fake $100 bill. The payment was refused. The employee said one of the two subjects had L.A. tattooed on the back of his head.

Deadly weapon

•An officer patrolling the Cinco de Mayo celebration at Cahoon Park, 1000 W. Fifth St., Sunday, saw the silhouette of a gun. He stopped the subject who denied having a gun on his person. The officer asked the subject to lift his shirt and found a .45 caliber Glock handgun in the man’s belt. The subject stated that he had a conceal-carry permit, but was unable to produce it. The officer asked for a warrant on charges of unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon.


•Police responded to two separate incidents of drive-by shootings on East Byrne Street, on Friday and Sunday, near the same location where April 16’s double homicide took place.

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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