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Police Blotter: Traveler surrenders cap pistol to RPD

January 25, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

The police were dispatched to the Roswell airport early Friday morning, when a man was stopped because it was believed he was carrying a gun. Examination revealed he had a toy cap pistol in his luggage. At his request, the police retained the toy for safekeeping to ensure he did not run into problems elsewhere [&hellip...

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Police Blotter: Whose dog is it, anyway?

January 24, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police were called to the 700 block of East Third Street, Wednesday, for a civil matter. According to police reports, a neighbor gave a dog to second neighbor who returned it. The second neighbor purportedly took the dog back again without permission of the...

Police Blotter: RPD arrests burglary suspect

January 23, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police arrested a male subject, Tuesday, for a burglary that occurred in 600 block South Kentucky Avenue, on Jan. 19. The 38-year-old suspect was charged with breaking and entering and criminal trespass. He is being held at the Chaves County Detention...

Police Blotter: Perps plantnap yucca

January 22, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police were called to the corner of Byrne and Gail Harris streets, Monday, after subjects “plant-napped” a yucca, valued at $125, from city property. The plant was dug up from a location at Main and Byrne streets and later found near Gail Harris....

Police Blotter: Thief heists Apple iPad

January 22, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Larceny •Police were called to the 500 block of South Union Avenue, Monday, where a subject removed an Apple iPad, valued at $500. •Police were dispatched to Allsups, 411 W. Second St., Monday, after a person left a Galaxy III, valued at $300, on a...

Police Blotter: Perp hits city for gasoline

January 18, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police were called to city of Roswell Parks and Recreation garage at 1101 W. Fourth St., Thursday, where subjects cut the fuel line on three separate vehicles and took $70 worth of gas from two of the three. Repair costs are estimated at $230. •Police...

Police Blotter: Perps nick electronics

January 16, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police were dispatched to the 300 block of East Reed Street, Tuesday, for the second time in a week. On Jan. 8, the victim had come home to find his back door open and numerous electrical items beside his back door. He reported then that he had lost jewelry...

Police Blotter: Several shots fired over the weekend

January 15, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Shots fired •Police received a call about gunfire, Saturday, near the intersection of College Boulevard and Michigan Avenue where officers located three .45 caliber shell casings in the street. •Police learned about an incident about shots fired,...

Police Blotter: Suspect forces woman off road, chases her with sledge hammer

January 11, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Aggravated assault The police responded to Jardin Court, Thursday. The victim told officials that someone had forced her off the road. She requested the driver of the other vehicle pull over. She said the unknown male subject exited his vehicle with a sledge...

Police Blotter: Father buys toy, steals laptop

January 11, 2013 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Shoplifting Police responded to an incident at Walmart, 4500 N. Main St. A store representative told officers that a man with two children went to the electronics section, broke into a case and removed an Acer Intel Aspire laptop, valued at $500. The store...