Thief wrecks car, escapes (not for long)

May 25, 2012 • Police Blotter

The police responded to an accident at 2331 N. Main St., Thursday. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the owner of the vehicle and his son standing near the vehicle. The victim reported that the family heard the vehicle start and the pair decided to follow the thief in a second vehicle. A chase ensued when the driver of the stolen vehicle crashed. She escaped on foot. Officers located her a short time later and she was taken into custody.


Police were called to the 400 block of North Atkinson Avenue, Thursday, where a resident returned home and discovered a screen cut and the residence in disarray. He reported that his vehicle had also been entered and a blue flip phone, a watch and four pocket knives had been stolen.

Anyone having information about these or any other crime 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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