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 [auth] 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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