Forest Service victim of sticky fingers

September 8, 2011 • Police Blotter

•Police were dispatched to Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, 2300 N. Main St., Tuesday, after numerous items belonging to the U.S. Forest Service were taken from the bed of a pickup. Items reported missing include: a fire pack, a fire shelter, a DK radio and orange battery pack, and other personal items with an estimated value of [auth] $2,100.

•Police were called to Kmart, 1705 S. Main St., Tuesday, after a Blackberry Curve cell phone and a bag of groceries purchased were removed from a vehicle. The missing items were valued at $263.

•Police were dispatched to Pizza Hut, 3013 N. Main St., Tuesday, where an 18-speed rally bike was taken from the back of the building.

•Police were called to Sunset Villa Care Center, 1515 S. Sunset Ave., Tuesday. The victim stated that a caregiver was helping to put her to bed. She was given the woman’s purse to hide. The following day, $13 in cash was missing.

•Police responded to a call from the city of Roswell, 212 E. 12th St., Tuesday, where a border fence was cut into and aluminum bleachers, valued at $2,000, along with miscellaneous parts were reported stolen.

Anyone having information on these or any other crimes is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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One Response to Forest Service victim of sticky fingers

  1. murphy says:

    Hard to believe the Forest Service employee(s) would leave equipment unprotected.

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