Police Blotter: Suspect steals bike, rides it out of store

September 9, 2013 • Police Blotter

An off-duty police officer followed a man who stole a bike from Walmart, 4500 N. Main St., Friday, as the male subject rode past all sales points and out of the store. The man crossed Main Street and ditched the bicycle behind the AT&T store. Officers located the subject hiding in the ravine west of the bridge near Sam’s Club. The 24-year-old was arrested.



-Police took a report of theft, Saturday. The victim told officials that a box of items delivered to the residence on the 800 block of Agate Road was stolen. The items were valued at $140.

-Police responded to Kennington Court, Saturday, where lawn furniture, valued at $175, was removed from a yard.



-Police were called to the 1600 block of Holland Drive, Friday, after $300 worth of drywall was taken from a residence.

-Police were dispatched to Nina’s Place, 1133 S. Main St., Saturday, where subjects gained entry into the business by breaking the glass door. The owner reported jewelry and hygiene items, valued at over $1,500, were stolen.

-Police responded to the 1000 block of South Union Avenue, Saturday, after subjects stripped $3,000 worth of copper from a residence, causing $500 worth of damage to the drywall.


Stolen vehicle

The police received a report of motor vehicle theft, Friday, after a red Pontiac Grand Prix was taken. According to the report, the vehicle was unlocked and the keys were inside the vehicle.


Aggravated assault

-Police were dispatched to the 500 block of East Third Street, Sunday, where a fight broke out. The subjects reportedly had firearms. Officer located the subjects in a vehicle, conducted a traffic stop and three subjects were detained.

-Police responded to a shots-fired call on South Wildy Drive, Sunday. The victims reported a drive-by shooting around 4 a.m. No one was injured during the incident.


Anyone with information about these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-8477. Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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