THEFT: At 7:50 a.m., a 49-year-old woman from the first block of Oxford said her dirt bike was stolen from her garage by forcing the side door open.
AGGRAVATED ROBBERY: At 8:32 a.m., a 78-year-old man said two males covering their faces entered the bar in the first block of Robinson with a gun and demanded money. They made off with $300 to $400 from the cash register. Police searched the area with negative results. Three fingerprints were lifted from the scene.
• 11:27 a.m.: An officer went to the 400 block of Neoka for a residential garage door alarm and found the residence was secured.
• 12:46 p.m.: An officer went to the 500 block of Blossom for a residential front door alarm and found the homeowner, who had erred in disarming the alarm, at the house.
BURGLARY: At 4:41 p.m., a 46-year-old man from the 600 block of Tenney said his home was entered through a side door and a Nintendo Wii gaming console, a jewelry box, cosmetic watches and various other valuables were missing.
• 5:19 p.m.: Three officers went to the 200 block of Reed for an alarm. The homeowners had climbed in the window because they forgot their keys.
• 6:15 p.m.: Three officers went to the 500 block of 13th for an alarm. The homeowners accidentally set it off.
• 6:30 p.m.: Two officers went to the first block of Monette for a mentally unstable man who was threatening to “take people out.” He was calmed down.
• 8:17 a.m.: An officer went to the 200 block of Coitsville Road for an unresponsive male. Paramedics arrived first and advised that the male had no vital signs. He had several conditions and the death appeared natural.
12:20 a.m.: An officer saw an open vehicle door in the 500 block of Blossom and found it was due to neglect. The door was secured.
• 5:26 p.m.: An officer went to the first block of Memorial for a welfare check. All was in good order.
• 1:30 a.m.: Two officers went to the 100 block of Jackson regarding a man continuously knocking on a door. He was made to leave the area.
• 2:52 a.m.: Two officers went to 12th at Robinson for a female who was assaulted by her boyfriend, who then fled the area. She refused any police action and was transported to her residence.
DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION: At 4:21 a.m., a man was issued a citation at Wilson and Third for having a non-compliance license suspension and was issued a citation. His vehicle was towed.
• 12:37 p.m.: Two officers and a fire truck went to the 700 block of Whipple for a welfare check on a diabetic woman who hadn’t been heard from in two days. The residence was empty.
• 1:25 p.m.: Two officers went to the 100 block of Oxford regarding a 911 hang-up call. Negative contact was made.
BURGLARY: At 5:28 p.m., a 51-year-old man from the first block of Bright said his 60-inch TV was missing from his home.
POSSESSION OF DRUGS/COMPLICITY/MENACING/THEFT: At 6:30 p.m., a store clerk advised that two females were putting items in their purses in a pharmacy in the 600 block of McCartney. The females were detained and one had stolen items in her purse. While being escorted out of the store, one of the females yelled, “Remember my face; I’m going to get you” in Spanish to the clerk, who translated it and spoke it to the officers. A small bag of cocaine was found in one of the suspects’ purses.
DOMESTIC DISPUTE: At 7 p.m., a 28-year-old woman said she was picking up her children in the 600 block of Coitsville Road when she heard her children screaming and went inside. She said her soon-to-be-ex husband pushed her outside after she entered. The officer took the woman back to the home and the man said he told her not to come in the house and escorted her out when she did. The children were given to the woman, who then left without incident.
POSSESSION OF DRUGS: At 10:16 p.m., an officer saw a blue Ford Explorer going south on Robinson the wrong way and conducted a traffic stop. Additional officers and the police dog arrived and the driver allowed police to search the vehicle. The driver had a marijuana cigarette in his pants and was arrested. A bag of marijuana and a small case of pills were found in the back seat.
• 12:30 a.m.: Two officers went to the 600 block of Chapel regarding a couple fighting in a vehicle. The area was searched with negative results.
• 2:25 a.m.: An officer went to Whipple at 10th for an unoccupied car with its dome lights on. Nothing was out of the ordinary.
• 5:27 a.m.: An officer saw a suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of Devitt and investigated. The car was delivering papers.
• 6:34 a.m.: Two officers went to the 200 block of Reed regarding a woman who said she was sleeping when she heard someone in her kitchen. She went to check on the noise and a man ran out of the house. No contact with the suspect was made.
• 12:48 p.m.: Two officers went to 13th and Reed regarding children fighting and mediated the situation.
• 3:20 p.m.: Three officers went to a church for an alarm and found it was secure.
• 4:28 p.m.: Two officers went to the first block of Bright regarding a possible fight between a mother and daughter that was called in by an uncle. A verbal argument occurred and the situation was blown out of proportion.
• 4:58 p.m.: Two officers went to the 100 block of Kendall for a disturbance and found a male subject arguing with his girlfriend. All was in good order.
• 5:40 p.m.: Two officers went to Goretti regarding juveniles disturbing the peace while playing basketball in the street. They were they were ordered to stop.
• 8:10 a.m.: Two officers went to the first block of Monette regarding a man and woman having an argument. The man was advised to stay in his apartment and not speak to anyone.
• 8:50 a.m.: Two officers went to the 200 block of Tremble regarding a panic alarm. The residence was secured.
CRIMINAL DAMAGING: At 11:17 a.m., a 73-year-old man from the 100 block of Kendall said he saw sugar on the ground near his gas tank and opened his latch to reveal sugar everywhere.
• 12:54 p.m.: Two officers went to the first block of Chambers for a possible house fire and conducted traffic control until no longer needed.
DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION: At 3:57 p.m., an officer saw a blue Chevrolet speeding on Wilson and initiated a traffic stop. The female driver did not have a valid license and was issued a citation. The vehicle was released to the woman’s son.
• 3:19 p.m.: An officer responded to the 600 block of Tenney for a burglar alarm.
POSSESSION OF DRUGS: At 4:33 p.m., two officers saw a white Chevrolet Caprice and checked the registration, which revealed that the owner’s registration had expired in August. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was asked to exit the car. A marijuana blunt was found under the driver’s side floor mat. The man was arrested.
• 4:57 p.m.: Two officers went to the 200 block of Robinson regarding a loose dog. The owner was advised and was able to secure the dog.
THEFT: At 5:21 p.m., a 52-year-old man from the 300 block of Devitt said his Springfield handgun was missing from the top shelf of his bedroom closet. Other valuables in the closet were left alone.
AGGRAVATED ROBBERY: At 7:45 p.m., a 46-year-old man from the 400 block of Sanderson said he was walking on Porter when a male in black attire walked up behind him, pulled out a gun and demanded everything in his pockets. The suspect took the man’s cell phone and the money from his wallet.
BURGLARY: At 6:34 a.m., Two officers went to the 200 block of Reed and spoke to a 24-year-old female who said someone just broke into her residence and fled. She said she was asleep when she was awakened by a loud crashing sound and heard someone rummaging around in the kitchen. A .380 caliber round was located on the landing.
BREAKING AND ENTERING: At 6:55 a.m., two officers went to a bar in the 200 block of 12th where a breaking and entering just occurred. The bar owner said he and a female friend were sleeping in the back room when they heard a loud crash and someone climbing through broken glass, followed by someone accessing the cash register. The suspect then attempted to enter the room where the owner was hiding, but the owner reinforced the door with his shoulder. The suspect then fled. The video surveillance was not operational.
CRIMINAL DAMAGING: A 39-year-old woman from the 100 block of Hamilton said the passenger window to her vehicle was smashed out but nothing was missing.
THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: At 9:10 a.m., a 31-year-old woman from the 100 block of Kendall said her passenger side window was smashed out and her GPS device was missing.
THEFT: At 10:30 a.m., a 38-year-old woman from the first block of Bright said someone removed a wallet containing credit cards and a checkbook card from her possession and made several transactions.
THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: At 11:33 a.m., a 35-year-old man from the first block of Princess said he went to his vehicle and saw that the passenger side window was pushed in and broken. His GPS device and iPod were missing.
THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: At 1:15 p.m., a 61-year-old man from the 100 block of Hamilton said someone broke into his vehicle and his GPS device was missing.
By Hometown Journal on November 4, 2010