Weekly Feature



2015-09-23 / Police Blotter

Eyeglass frames stolen from business

Monday, Sept. 14

• An employee of a Sheridan Drive eyeglass store reported that a man and woman stole two frames from the business. The couple fled the store on foot and headed to a nearby plaza. Police located the man and woman and arrested them on a shoplifting charge.

• On Hirschfield Drive, a resident reported that his vehicle was entered overnight by an unknown person. He said the vehicle was unlocked at the time of the incident and among the items missing was loose change, which was valued at about $20.

• A resident of Hollybrook Drive reported that a neighbor was playing drums too loud. Police responded to the area and advised the neighbor of the complaint. The neighbor agreed to not play the drums as loud.

Tuesday, Sept. 15

• A resident of Callodine Avenue reported that her upstairs neighbor was intoxicated, causing a ruckus and yelling. Police responded and advised the neighbor to stop yelling and causing the disturbance.

• An employee of a Transit Road department store reported that a man stole several items. Police responded to the area and located him in the parking lot. He allegedly attempted to steal several video games.

• A woman reported that her wallet and cellphone were stolen while she was inside a Harlem Road children’s business.

Wednesday, Sept. 16

• A resident of Palmdale Drive reported that her apartment “smelled like a skunk.” The woman said she and her daughter have health issues and called the issues “aggravating.” Police responded but were unable to locate the source of the odor.

• On North Autumn Street, a resident reported that his unlocked vehicle was entered overnight by an unknown person. A carton of cigarettes and bottle return receipts were stolen from the vehicle, which was parked in the driveway at the time of the incident.

• A juvenile female was arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a Main Street business. She was apprehended by store security and transported to police headquarters for arrest processing.

Thursday, Sept. 17

• A person reported that the window of her Chevrolet sedan was damaged while she was inside a Main Street business.

• The manager of a Sheridan Drive business reported that an employee received a counterfeit $20 bill from a customer. The manager said the purchase was made with the bill on the previous day.

• On East Villas Drive, a resident reported that two bicycles were stolen from his property. The resident said the thefts occurred within the previous couple of days.

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

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