Police Blotter: Several shots fired over the weekend

January 15, 2013 • Police Blotter

Shots fired
•Police received a call about gunfire, Saturday, near the intersection of College Boulevard and Michigan Avenue where officers located three .45 caliber shell casings in the street.
•Police learned about an incident about shots fired, Saturday, after they were dispatched to 1200 block of East Walnut Street to take a report of a gun theft. The victim stated that when he heard about the first incident, which allegedly took place three blocks south of the Walnut Street residence, he went to his vehicle to get his firearm and realized it had been stolen. He provided the officer with a receipt for $98 used to purchase the Lorcin L380.

Criminal damage
•Police were called to the 400 block of West 12th Street, Sunday, where a subject did $2,220 worth of damages. The victim showed the officer holes punched in the walls, a hole cut into the mattress, three ceramic figurines and two cell phones broken. The victim also reported a class ring, an [auth] iPod and a Playstation3 removed from the residence. The missing items were valued at $1,800.
•Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Madison Avenue after a subject threw a cinderblock through the driver’s side window of a vehicle.

•Police were dispatched to the 2700 block of North Kentucky Avenue, Sunday, where a Champion power generator, valued at $300, was stolen. The victim stated that he had video footage of the theft.
•Police responded to the 200 block of Tierra Berrenda Drive, Sunday. The victim stated that someone removed a Bowtech bow with four arrows and bow case from the bed of a pick-up truck. The items were valued at $798.

•Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Rancho Road, Friday, where subjects cut the locks off a garden shed. The victim said two 16×3 Harley Davidson tires with 16-inch rims, an 180-piece Craftsman tool set, a red tool box with tools, a green army tool bag with tools, a Stanley tool box and tools were taken. The victim estimated the items at $2,325.
•Police were called to the 1500 block of Tulane Drive, Sunday, after a subject or subjects entered a home by removing a pane of glass from the kitchen window. The victim discovered a 55-inch LG flat screen television, a 40-inch television and a jar full of change had been removed from the residence. The victim estimated the losses at $2,200.
•Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Washington Avenue, Friday, after subjects cut the locks off several storage sheds and removed a Mig welder, a drill press, a 300-watt gas generator, a 1000-watt gas generator, a cut off saw, a Craftsman table saw, a Craftsman lawnmower, a Craftsman leaf blower, a Homelite weedeater, a hand grinder and miscellaneous electronic tools.
•Police were called to the 400 block of East Albuquerque Street, Sunday, where a subject removed a 42-inch Vizio television, valued at $798.

Police responded to two separate Stripes stores over the weekend, with two reports of fraud against the same named victim. On Sunday, officials received a call from Stripes, 2500 N. Main St., after a woman attempted to cash a $297 check to purchase alcohol, cigarettes and motor oil. On Saturday, officers were dispatched to Stripes, 3800 S. Main St., where a woman tried to buy $350 worth of alcohol and cigarettes using a check and a pre-paid VISA card belonging to the same victim. The employee told officers that the subject must have been successful in cashing one of the victim’s checks previously in order to get the pre-paid VISA in the victim’s name. The victim, a resident of Villa Del Rey, said he had not given anyone permission to cash checks in his name.

Anyone having information about these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers at 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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