Weekly Feature

2018-06-20 / Police Blotter

Newspaper delivery draws police call

Saturday, June 9

A resident of Main Street called with questions about what to do with his estranged wife’s property. The deputy advised him of his options on dealing with the issue.

A Clarence Center Road resident called about being locked out of her home. The deputy was able to gain entry through a window that had not been secured.

Sunday, June 10

A resident of West Overlook Drive reported a suspicious occurrence. The woman received a salacious picture via text on her phone. Patrol could not find a listing for the number. She was advised to delete the picture and block the number.

Deputies responded to the Walmart parking lot for a complaint that a woman’s car was scratched by a person carrying a fishing pole. Patrol assisted her in getting the information on the subject who accidentally damaged her vehicle. She will have to pursue the issue in small claims court since it is a civil matter.

Monday, June 11

A resident of Rosecroft Drive called police to check the welfare of a female youth who lived in the neighborhood. The caller had never seen a child at the address before and thought it was suspicious. The child was fine. The parents work from home and home-school the child.

Tuesday, June 12

An auto dealership on Main Street called about a car that had been dropped off three days prior. They did not know who the car belonged to. After getting the license plate information they were able to contact the owner. It had been dropped off for repairs.

Wednesday, June 13

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on The Fairways near Gaskin Road. The caller said the vehicle was driving around on the wrong side of the road and stopping at every few houses around 4 a.m. The caller insisted that it was not someone delivering newspapers and that the vehicle be checked out by patrol. Patrol located the vehicle and the driver was indeed delivering newspapers.

Thursday, June 14

• Deputies charged a 29-year-old man with operating without insurance and driving a vehicle with a suspended registration following a traffic stop on Greiner Road. He was released on traffic tickets pending his appearance in Clarence Court.

A 35-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny after she was detained for shoplifting at Eastern Hills Mall.

Friday, June 15

A resident of Clarence Center Road reported that someone had used her personal information to open fraudulent accounts. A police report was completed so that the bank could close the accounts.

Police received multiple calls of an 18-year-old male who walks around asking people for a ride or for change in the area of Stahley Road, Westminster Drive or Chesley Court.

(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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