The Roswell Fire Department ruled that the fire [auth] of a vehicle, previously reported as possible arson that occurred in 100 block of West Hendricks Street, as accidental caused by a fault in the electrical system.
The police responded to Alien City Florist, 301 W. McGaffey St., Tuesday, where subjects gutted four of five air conditioning units. A representative of the business reported that the shop lost no flowers as a result of the incident. The subjects had attempted to rip the door off the refrigeration unit, but did not completely remove the mechanism. Repair and replacement costs are estimated at $9,000.
Police received a report of criminal damages to a residence in the 1600 block of South Lea Avenue owned by Bank of America. The bank representative was unable to say exactly when the damages occurred, but noted that they were extensive. The individual reporting the incident said there were windows shattered, holes in the walls, paint poured on the floors, and damages to the ceiling, stove and microwave.
Police were called to Budget Inn, 2101 N. Main St., Wednesday, after cleaners found a 9 mm handgun left in the room by a client. The firearm was turned over to the police department for safekeeping.
Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Hickory Drive, Wednesday, where subjects forced entry into a residence and removed a television, a computer and some jewelry. Investigation revealed pry marks on the door. The missing items were valued at $1,800.
Anyone having information about 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.