Police Blotter

May 27, 2011 • Police Blotter

Burglars make off with food, soda, cash

•Police were dispatched to La Azteca, 105 E. Tilden, after subjects gained entry into the restaurant and stole $15 worth of tortillas, 12 cans of apple soda, and $10 in cash.

•Police were called to the 600 block of South Hemlock Avenue, Tuesday, where an XM Satellite radio, Cobra Radar Detector, cassette auxillary adaptor, a partial bottle of Usher Cologne, were removed from a vehicle. Missing items were valued at $245.

•Police were dispatched to Do-Right Roofing, 1119 N. Atkinson Ave., Tuesday, after residents returned home to discover the door open and glass broken [auth] out. The victim reported a Dell laptop, valued at $1,000, and DVD/VCR, worth $98, had been taken.

•Police were called to the 1100 block of North Atkinson Avenue, Tuesday. The victim reported a theft of construction material valued at $770, sometime between May 19 and May 24.

Shots fired

•Police were dispatched to the 2800 block of Largo, Wednesday, for the second time in two days for a drive-by shooting. In the first incident, the residence and two vehicles in the driveway were struck several times. The 76-year -old victim reported Wednesday that his house was hit twice.


•Police received a report from Xcel Energy, 910 E. Bland St., Tuesday. An employee said that he was sent on a work call to the 100 block of Eisenhower because power was out. He discovered that the power line to a residence on Second Street, about 200 yards of cable, had been stolen.

•Police were called to Dairy Queen, 701 W. Second St., Tuesday, where three security cameras were stolen. This was the second incident of this kind in less a month. The first theft occurred on April 25, when two security cameras were removed from above the back door and over the drive-in window.

Stolen vehicle

• Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of Hahn Street, Tuesday. The victim reported that sometime between 2 and 3 p.m., subject( s) took his work truck. He described the vehicle as having a brown cab and a green box as a bed. The box contained a red compressor, air hoses, roofing guns and an aluminum stepladder. He estimated the losses at $1,600.

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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