Police received a report of fraud, Tuesday. The victim stated he received a collection call for an account with Xcel Energy at 1200 W. McGaffey St. The account had been opened in his name and by using his Social Security number. He said he had neither lived at this address, nor had he given anyone permission to use his name or Social Security number to open an account there.
Police were called to the 1700 [auth] block of North Pontiac Avenue, Tuesday, after a subject unchained a 12-week-old American “bull dog” terrier, also known as an American pit bull, and removed the dog from the yard. The dog, valued at $1,500, goes by the name of Chevy and is black with white paws.
Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of West First Street, Tuesday, when someone called in a report of a suspicious activity, after seeing three subjects with a pipe behind a building. Later, a residence was searched and a bag of “vegetative” substance and a second bag crystalline substance was located in holes in the walls.
•Police responded to the 1600 block of North Missouri, Tuesday, after a subject cut the charger cable on an ankle monitor. The victim was reportedly intoxicated and the subject admitted to cutting the cable. The charger cord was valued at $20.
•Police were dispatched to three separate locations, Tuesday, where street or field lights were broken. The addresses where damages were reported included lights at the Lions Baseball Field on South Sunset Avenue, near the intersection of Delta Loop and Atkinson Avenue and on Mission Arch Drive.
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.