Police respond to gun fire

October 13, 2011 • Police Blotter

Police were sent to Neiss Place, Wednesday, for a report of shots fired. The person reporting the incident said he heard a loud noise that sounded like gun fire. When he went to look outside, a male subject kicked the door in. [auth] He shouted to the other occupants of the residence, warning them, and they crawled to the back of the building. No one was injured during the incident and the suspect was located at H and Wells streets and detained.


Police were called to Sally Port Inn, 2000 N. Main St., Wednesday, after a guest discovered his laptop and the bag containing it, along with several other items, were missing. The victim estimated the losses of computer, cables and bag at $700.

Police were dispatched to Little Lambs, 2300 S. Main St., Tuesday, where a subject removed a surveillance camera, valued at $150, from the outside of the building. This is the third incident of this kind at this facility.


Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of South Union Avenue, Tuesday, to take a report of a burglary. The victim stated that two Mosin–Nagant rifles, a 32-inch Vizio flat screen television and a Nikon Cool Pix camera were stolen. The value of the missing items is estimated at $1,138.

Auto theft

A woman reported a Lincoln Navigator, license number GXT392, was taken from her driveway in the 1200 block of West McGaffey Street. The victim said she was thinking of buying the vehicle. When officers checked the registration, they discovered the registration did not match the information she had been given.

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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