THEFT REPORT – NPD – Feb. 24-March 3, 2022


Juanice Gray | Editor
Feb. 24
8:20 a.m.: Vaughn Chevrolet reported a theft to the exterior of a vehicle. Owner advised sometime between 3-7:40 a.m. an unknown subject(s) stole the rims and tires off four vehicles. Approximate value per vehicle is $5,500.
Feb. 25
6 p.m.: Officers made contact with a female complainant in reference to a sexual battery.
6:18 p.m.: Tractor Supply employee advised a b/m and a b/f stole a 5 gallon bottle of propane before leaving in a silver Cadillac.
10:25 p.m.: Caller on Berry Avenue made a report of criminal damage to property by declined to press charges.
10:33 p.m.: Caller on Culbertson Lane stated unknown suspects threatened him with firearms while inside a parked vehicle. Suspect stole a 5.56 rifle and an iPhone valued at $1,900.
Feb. 27
11:40 a.m.: Concerned citizen reported a vehicle at Tommy Stewart Chevrolet that possibly had tires stolen from it. Officers state a report was filed Feb. 24 in reference to the vehicle in question.
9:38 p.m.: Resident on West Court Drive reported an unknown suspect removed an ATV valued at $12,000 from the property
Feb. 28
9:50 a.m.: Resident on N. 5th Street advised known subject got her personal information and opened an account in the amount of $463.
10:20 a.m.: Complainant advised $145 was removed from her debit card.
12:37 p.m.: Complainant advised someone stole her identity and was trying to open an account. Amount stolen was $1,000.
3:35 p.m.: Complainant advised fraudulent charges to her account, totaling almost $800 were made from Nov. 7, 2021, to Feb. 2.
6:53 p.m.: GameStop advised Bernard Miles and James Williams went into the store and took a Razor siren X microphone and attempted to take a Razor level up microphone valued at $59.99. A ban notice was filed.
7:31 p.m.: French Market Express advised a customer pushed the manager (simple battery). Officers were going to view video footage.
March 1
1 a.m.: A concerned citizen reported illegal use of a weapon in the area of Paula Lane
9:17 a.m.: A report was made for carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
March 2
Noon: Complainant advised he parked his bike on Lower 5th street March 1 and he believes a subject named Roger took it. Value is $200.
12:51 p.m.: Caller stated he was stopped at the traffic light at the exit of Wal-Mart parking lot when a subject in a black Dodge was holding up traffic. He made a gesture to the driver. He got out of Dodge and struck him several times.
1:12 p.m.: Complainant stated his pit bull worth $200 was missing. Owner noticed his yard gate was open.
2:24 p.m.: Caller on Washington Street advised a known female was breaking into one of the rooms causing $350 in damages to the door.
5:30 p.m.: Wal-Mart manager called in reference to a male subject, identified as Larry Smith, in progress of a theft. Smith was charged with theft by shoplifting in the amount of $146.84 and was handed over to NPSO for outstanding warrants.
5:37 p.m.: Caller advised he set down a Taurus 9mm pistol valued at $350 at Pavie and the Tracks to go inside a store and when he came back it was gone.
March 3
2:49 a.m.: Resident on Lakeshore Drive stated an unknown subject gained entry into a vehicle and removed items including a firearm. The incident was captured on surveillance.

This article published in the March 5, 2022, print edition