Police responded to Kmart, 1705 S. Main St., Monday, after a man described as Hispanic with tattoos on his face removed two baby monitors, valued at $290, placed them under his arms and tried to leave the store without paying. The presence of the monitors caused alarms to sound at which time he ran. An employee chased the subject two blocks before losing him; however, the subject dropped his cell phone during the [auth] chase.
•Police were dispatched to the 300 block of West 14th Street, Monday, where subjects pried open a door. The officer reported that the residence had been turned over, with all drawers pulled out. The victim was unable to say what had been taken. Damages to the door were estimated at $200.
•Police received a report of theft in the 800 block of East Third Street, Monday. The victim stated that subjects had entered a home and took a 52-inch television, valued at $1,200, on Saturday.
•Police were called to the 3500 block of North Main Street, Monday, after subjects removed a three-quarter inch socket set, 5,000 feet of copper wire and Nema 3R electrical box from the bed of a work truck. The items were valued at $1,609.
•Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Vista Parkway, Monday, where subjects shot out two windows on the passenger side of a vehicle. The replacement costs were estimated at $600.
•Police were called to the 4500 block of North Main Street, Monday, after a subject painted obscenities on the hood of a vehicle.
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.