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• Oct. 17: A West Heritage Drive women reported to police that someone had stolen her purse with its contents from her vehicle. It is unknown where or for sure when the purse was stolen. The victim’s vehicle was not locked.

• Oct. 17: A worker at the Walgreen’s store on Kingston Pike reported that between the hours of 11 p.m. on 10/16 and 7:30 a.m. on 10/17, unknown person(s) entered the business by knocking a hole in the wall on the west side of the building. The complainant stated that there did not appear to be anything missing. The suspect(s) left a sledgehammer and a crowbar at the scene.

• Oct. 18: Officers responded to North Watt Road to investigate a burglary. The Dale Road victim stated that someone had broken the window of her vehicle and stolen items valued at $1,865. Items taken were her purse, sunglasses two backpacks, a cell phone and credit cards.

• Oct. 18: Officers responded to North Watt Road to investigate a burglary. The Buxton Drive victim stated that someone had broken the passenger side window of her car and had stolen her purse with items valued at $785.

• Oct. 18: The manager of the Petro’s Travel Center on North Watt Road reported to police that she received a call at home on the previous day from an employee stating that there was a $1,000 cash shortage. The complainant said that the shortage was from a locked cash drawer in a back room where change and the money for the oncoming shifts is kept. The complainant said that the money missing was from the money that was set aside for the third shift. The complainant said that the last time she knew the money was there was when she left on Nov. 16. She also said that there had been a total of eight employees on shift at various times during the time frame that the money went missing. The complainant said that only one cashier during that time had a key for the cash drawer, but that they allowed other cashiers to use the key if they needed to use the drawer to make change. The complainant said that there is one particular cashier that she has in mind as the possible suspect. The complainant said that the cashier was reported by other employees to have been asking her co-workers as well as customers for money on the day of the theft. The complainant said that the cashier was also upset on the day of the theft because the complainant had threatened earlier in the day to write her up for a large cash drawer shortage on 10/15. The complainant said that on the day of the theft, the cashier had asked for the cash drawer key shortly before the end of her shift, but did not return it. She said that the cashier had left the key on a table where it was found after she had already left the store. The complainant also added that in the three weeks the cashier has been employed at Petro’s her cash drawer has been short on several occasions.

• Oct. 18: A Brochardt Boulevard man reported to police that he discovered his front yard had been driven through overnight and the grass had been torn up by the tires of a vehicle. He stated he had hired and paid a deposit to the suspect to sod his yard and the suspect and laborers had done an incomplete and substandard job. The complainant stated he hired another contractor to complete the work and had attempted to contact the suspect several times to discuss the breach of contract. The complainant said he had left voice mails but had been unable to reach the suspect until the suspect returned a call and left a message while the complainant was out of town. The complainant said he had been contacted by the laborers of the suspect about payment and that he had told them he wasn’t paying due to the previous payment of a deposit and the incomplete work.

• Oct. 19: A Mapletree Drive man advised police some sometime during the previous night someone threw a pumpkin at his mailbox damaging the metal box and post.

• Oct. 19: A Federal Boulevard man reported to police that he and the suspect, his wife, were in an argument about their marriage. The victim believes that the suspect thinks that the victim has no interest in the family and doesn’t include him in any kind of family function. The suspect would not give officers any information about the argument and both were advised of their domestic rights.

• Oct. 19: A Cedar Bluff Road man stated to police that while his vehicle was parked in the parking lot at Gander Mountain, unknown suspect(s) had removed a large vinyl tool/storage box from the bed of his pickup truck. The victim stated the box contained items valued at $1,480 and was restrained by bungee cords. The victim stated he spoke with a representative of Gander Mountain who said their cameras covered other areas of the parking lot.

• Oct. 19: The loss prevention manager at Kohl’s on Kingston Pike reported to police that he observed two females enter the store and conceal merchandise upon their persons. The complainant advised that when he stopped the two females outside of the store to make an apprehension, one of the females fled to an older model gold Thunderbird and left, leaving the other female behind. The female that remained at the store identified the one that fled. The complainant advised he recovered the merchandise that the female had on her person but that the other female had gotten away with the merchandise that she had stolen.

 

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