Cops nab ‘gang’ for shoplifting at Sears

December 13, 2012 • Police Blotter

Police were called to Sears, 1000 S. Main St., Thursday, after two female suspects left the store with 10 hooded sweatshirts valued at $60 each. Five subjects, four females and one male, were arrested for shoplifting and conspiracy charges.


Police were dispatched to the Medicine Shop, 1010 S. Main St., Thursday, where a security camera, valued at $100, was stolen. The surveillance footage showed a Hispanic male climbing up the front door to [auth] gain access to the camera before wires were cut.

Criminal damage

•Police were the victims of criminal damages, Thursday, when a subject shattered the front passenger window on a patrol unit that was parked on South Kentucky.

•Police received a report of criminal damage, dating back to Dec. 7. The victim reported he was looking for a home to buy when someone shot out the driver’s side window of his vehicle. He estimated the damages at $1,000.

•Police were dispatched to the Lions Hondo Little League field, 2500 S. Sunset Ave., where they spoke with the city of Roswell Parks supervisor, who showed them damages caused by taggers. Repair costs were estimated at $200.


Police were called to the 100 block of South Sycamore, Thursday, where thieves took a laptop computer and a black bag with a built-in printer.

The items were valued at $600.


Police received a walk-in report, Thursday, about a fraud. The victim said he had received a check for $1,000. He was instructed to cash the check, keep $300 and return the rest to the firm using a Walmart Moneygram.

Anyone who has 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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