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December 8, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

•Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Missouri Avenue, Tuesday. The victim was awakened by a strange noise, only to discover there was no electric power. When officers arrived, they found a wet sock in the kitchen near the back window, which had been broken. Further investigation revealed that the subject had turned [&hellip...

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December 7, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Thieves steal carpet and door knobs •Police were called to the 700 block of West 11th Street, Tuesday, after subjects gained entry into a residence through a back window and removed a Ruger SR40, valued at $500, from a sock drawer. •Police were dispatched...

Thieves nab CDs and IDs

December 6, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Burglary Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Jackson Avenue, Saturday, after a victim discovered that a subject gained entry into a vehicle and removed two CD cases, containing 100 CDs each. The CDs and cases were valued at $1,000. •Police...

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December 3, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Clerk turns ‘strange’ $20 over to Police Department Police were called to Foot Locker, 4501 N. Main St., Thursday, where two men purchased shoes. They paid $200 for the items with $20 bills. The employee noticed one of the twenties “felt strange.” The...

‘Shopper’ leaves store with display camera

December 2, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were called to Walmart, 4500 N. Main St., Wednesday, after a man used a scissors to cut the wires to a camera, which had been placed on display. The subject was wearing black pants and jacket. He ran from the store and drove away in a black Ford truck....

Man steals donation jar for second time

December 1, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were sent to Farmers Country Market, 800 W. Hobbs St., Tuesday, where for the second time a man stole a donation jar. Store personnel reviewed surveillance video and recognized the subject as the same man who took the donation jar the first time....

Criminal damage reported

November 30, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Criminal damage Police were dispatched to Farmers Country Market, 912 W. Hobbs St., Monday, after a sliding drive-in window was broken out. Nothing was taken from the store. Replacement costs are estimated at $300. Arrest The police were called to the 600...

Unknown male breaks into home while occupants inside

November 29, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Aggravated assault The police were dispatched to the 1600 block of North Michigan Avenue, Friday, after the victim was surprised when an unknown black male subject kicked in his front door and pointed a silver-colored semi-automatic hand gun in his face. The...

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November 26, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Aggravated assault at S. Main Allsup’s Police received a walk-in report, Thursday, about an incident that took place at Allsup’s, 1618 S. Main St. A customer was approached by a man who called him Joe. He did not respond because his name isn’t Joe. The...

Man accidentally shoots himself

November 25, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Adams Avenue, Thursday at 4:30 a.m., after a man shot himself as he was preparing his gun for going shooting. He stated that he had loaded it, racked it, but the slide jammed. His finger was on the trigger and...