Police Blotter: $22,000 worth of jewelry, cash stolen during move

January 16, 2014 • Police Blotter


• Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of West Summit Street, Wednesday. The 66-year-old victim stated she was moving when someone stole a safe containing $22,000 worth of cash and jewelry.

• Police received a report of larceny from Century Link. The company had received reports from customers that they couldn’t get service. Their investigation led to the discovery of a junction box in the 1000 block of East Country Club Road, which had been stripped of all [auth] copper. The metal was valued at $200 while repairing the damages will cost $5,000.

• Police were called to the 200 block of North Main Street, Monday, where subjects siphoned gas from a vehicle. The victim reported that when he returned to the vehicle, he discovered the gas can filled with the siphoned gas left at the side of the road.

• Police responded to Albertson’s, 1110 S. Main St., Monday, after a 39-year-old woman was caught leaving the building with $7 worth of basil and bean sprouts. As a repeat offender, she was arrested and charged with burglary.


Aggravated assault

Neighborly relations turned sour, Tuesday, when a woman saw a man walking past her property. She accused him of snooping and then hit him with her vehicle. He, in turn, threw a 2×4 at the car. The incident occurred in the area of South Wildy Drive and Hobbs Street. Officers found that the man had injuries consistent with being pushed over or from a fall. The case is under investigation.


Shots fired

Police were dispatched to the 400 block of West Tilden Street, Wednesday, after unknown subjects shot at a parked vehicle. Windows were broken. The damages were assessed at $1,000.


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.

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