Political dispute leads to harassment report
Saturday, Oct. 22
• An employee of a Maple Road business reported observing two teenagers climbing onto the roof of a nearby department store. Police responded but were unable to locate the youths.
• Police responded to Sundridge Drive where a resident reported that youths were congregating in the street and also refusing to move for passing vehicles. Officers advised the youths to stay out of the street.
• A resident of South Union Road reported that an outdoor flower basket was stolen from the front yard sometime overnight.
Sunday, Oct. 23
• An employee of a North Bailey Avenue business reported that two coats belonging to patrons were stolen within the previous four hours. The employee called police several minutes later to report that the coats had been located inside the business and returned to their owners.
• On North Bailey Avenue, a resident reported that she was squirted with a hose by her neighbor. The resident also said the neighbor was chasing her with a shovel.
• A resident of Valleybrook Lane reported that her purse was stolen from her vehicle overnight. The woman said the vehicle was unlocked and parked in the driveway when the incident occurred.
Monday, Oct. 24
• A juvenile female was arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a Sheridan Drive department store. She was apprehended in the parking lot by store security personnel.
• On Sunrise Boulevard, a man reported that a package containing clothing was left outside the front door of his home. The man told police the package may have been left by a stalker.
• Two laptops were reportedly stolen overnight from a vehicle parked on Sausalito Drive.
Tuesday, Oct. 25
• On Schoelles Road, a resident reported that an unknown person threw something at the rear window of her home. As a result, one of the two panes of glass shattered. The resident’s husband called police to cancel the call because he believed the glass may have broken due to the weather or a reason other than vandalism.
• At a Transit Road hair salon, an irate man was reportedly arguing with employees after becoming angry about his haircut. He wanted a refund for the services, but employees were declining the request. The man left the business prior to the arrival of police.
• A resident of MacArthur Drive reported that he was being harassed by a neighbor who lives on Presidio Place. The resident said the harassment stemmed from political campaign signs being displayed on the front lawn.
(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.)