Police Blotter

June 7, 2011 • Police Blotter


•Police were called to Stripes, 2010 S. Main St., Sunday, after a subject passed a phony $50 bill to pay for several lottery tickets, $20 worth of gas, a bag of chips and drink. The subject is described as a short white male, bald, 140 pounds, wearing a light-colored shirt.


•Police were dispatched  to the 1300 block of Adams, Sunday, where the victim parked his vehicle after having car trouble. When he returned around 4 p.m. on Sunday he found his vehicle on blocks. A neighbor observed a young Hispanic male removing the tires from a Ford Focus at 7 a.m.

•Police were called to the 900 block of East McGaffey, Saturday, for a reported theft of five to six miscellaneous extension cords, two Miller welder leads, Airco spool guns,2  Marquette Welder Leads and 3-pound filler rods. The value of the missing items is estimated at $1,056.


•Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Washington Avenue, Monday, after a resident came back home to discover someone had broken in. The victim reported a Sony 48-inch flatscreen, worth $800, Victoria Secrets boots, valued at $200, tennis shoes and PSP2 games, valued at $50 each were missing.

Agency assist

•Police were called for an agency assist by the Roswell Fire Department, Sunday. The fire at RISC Building No. 10, 44 E. Martin St. was originally believed to be electrical. However, Xcel stated that electricity to that location had been cut off. Officers noted that a lock had been cut. They located two lighters and a half-melted blood-stained shirt at the scene.

Shots fired

•Police were dispatched to the 300 block of East Bonney Street, Saturday, following a report of shots fired. The shooting occurred at a party, and the victim, who had been shot in the forehead, refused to press charges.

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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