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Police Blotter: Stores foil attempted 5-finger discounts

March 7, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police responded to a call from Target, 2725 N. Main St., Wednesday, after loss prevention noticed a known subject on security video taking three pieces of jewelry, valued at around $70, and putting them into his pocket. •Police were dispatched to Kmart, 1705 S. Main St. Wednesday, where two subjects took two items, including Magic [&hellip...

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Police Blotter: Resident doesn’t fall for $3M, car call

March 6, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police were called to the 600 block of Sunrise Road, Tuesday, after a man received multiple phone calls from a Jamaica-based phone number. He was told that he had won $3 million and a Mercedes-Benz. He was instructed to obtain reloadable cash cards from...

Police Blotter: Kid chucks rocks at car

March 6, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police took a report, Monday, after a vehicle traveling near the corner of Atkinson Avenue and Second Street was struck with a rock thrown by a juvenile, causing $700 worth of damages. Fraud Police received a walk-in report, Monday. The man said he had...

Police Blotter: Suspected arson on East Jefferson

March 4, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Arson Police and firefighters were dispatched to the 200 block of East Jefferson Street, Sunday, where a travel trailer was set alight. The Fire Marshall reported finding a broken beer bottle with charred cloth in it and the smell of accelerants on top of the...

Police Blotter: Gun, electronics go missing

March 1, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police were dispatched to the 200 block of South Poplar Avenue, Thursday. The victim reported that a 42-inch Emerson TV, a Playstation 3 with controller, a Canon waterproof digital camera and a Charles Daily shotgun were missing from a shed. The officer...

Police Blotter: Perps nick $15K in AC units from church

February 28, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police were called to St. Paul’s Ministry, 300 N. Missouri Ave., Wednesday, where subjects removed two Air Ease air conditioning units, valued at $15,000 from a fenced-in area behind the church. •Police were dispatched to G Street, Wednesday, after...

Police Blotter: Diners lose unguarded items

February 27, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police received a walk-in report of theft, Tuesday. The couple stated that they went to Subway, 1701 W. Second. The diners left a jacket and a pair of Oakley glasses at a table and went to order their meal. When they returned, they discovered the items,...

Police Blotter: Vandals hit Discount Tire

February 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police responded to an alarm call at Discount Tire, 3701 N. Main St. around 1:15 a.m. Thursday. The officer observed multiple windows shot out and bullet holes in the structure. A representative of the company said the damages exceeded $14,000. Larceny...

Police Blotter: Three TVs taken Sunday

February 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Burglary • Police were called to the 800 block of North Atkinson Avenue, Sunday, where subjects broke into a residence and took three television sets, valued at $608. • Police were dispatched to the Mirador Apartments, Saturday, after subjects entered the...

Police Blotter: Shots fired on West Brasher hit vehicle

February 22, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Shots fired Police received a report, Thursday, of shots fired in the 300 block of West Brasher. The victim told police that he heard something. When he went out to check, he found his vehicle had been struck. Burglary Police were dispatched to the 1600 block...