THEFT REPORT for May 17-25, 2022


May 25
11:03 a.m.: Sears Storage Units on University Parkway requested officer to check on eight female subjects who possibly broke into the storage units (Hickory Village Storage) and left headed into town.
Unknown: Shoplifter dressed in all black left Wal-Mart Summons issued to Tyland Braden, b/m, 34, for theft of goods in the amount of $272.50.
8:10 p.m.: Complainant entered police department to report a stolen wallet. Advised an unknown subject took the wallet from an address on Hancock Ave. Amount of cash in wallet was $90.
May 24
1:51 a.m.: Wendy’s on University called to report a scam. Caller stated they received a call from Alabama phone number stating if they don’t send him $500 the employees will all lose their jobs.
May 23
11:43 a.m.: Alleged theft victim entered police dept. advising since April an unknown subject has gained access to his debit card. Total charges estimated at $10,000.
1:14 p.m.: Caller advised that last Tuesday sometime between when she left Cloutierville and when she arrived in Houston, she found that her wedding ring, a MacBook Air and several other items had been stolen. The complainant advised that on May 17, two subjects repossessed her vehicle with some of her belongings inside.
May 22
8:58 a.m.: Pizza Hut on Keyser reported a theft. Employee did a police report May 2 that someone hacked into her account and her paycheck was going to another account.
2:23 p.m.: Family Dollar on South Drive reported a b/m shoplifter.
3:33 p.m.: Complainant at the police dept. stated between 7 p.m. the day before and 2 p.m. unknown suspect(s) attempted to break into a residence on Lafayette Street causing $200 damage to windows.
6 p.m.: Caller at Mayberry Trailer Park stated someone attempted to gain entry into her residence. Caller stated she left the house and when she came back her door knob was damaged. Value $300.
7:26 p.m.: 911 caller on Hwy 3110 stated an unknown suspect took a vehicle parked at that location. Vehicle was located at 200 Hwy 3175. Patrick Bradford, b/m, 43, was arrested for auto theft/simple possession of marijuana. Transported to NPDC.
7:40 p.m.: Complainant advised his gun was taken from the glove compartment of a vehicle. Complainant advised his female friend might have been inside his residence without his knowledge.

This article published in the JUNE 4, 2022, print edition

May 21
6:47 a.m.: Caller stated a female was around her residence May 19 around 10 p.m. and possibly removed a bag of change valued at $100 from the vehicle.
8:17 a.m.: Wal-Mart reported a female subject, who is a repeat offender, inside the store possibly attempting to shoplift. Female was wearing a white T-shirt, blue capris and has a scarf on her head and left the store in a gold Ford Explorer occupied by Imani Newman. Now in Exxon parking lot. Newman issued summons for remaining after being forbidden and theft.
12:27 p.m.: 911 caller reported a shoplifter at Chevron on South Drive. Stated a female came in the store and asked for a bag, put candy in the bag and left.
May 17
9:48 a.m.: Wal-Mart reported 2 shoplifters. An unknown b/m and unknown b/f were observed doing damage to an anti theft video case valued at $160 and items stolen valued at $240.04. All items recovered. As subjects were leaving they made threats to do bodily harm to employee then left in a late model white Chevrolet Traverse.
2:23 P.M.: Caller on University Parkway stated that during the night her ex-boyfriend stole her iPhone 8 from her vehicle.
May 16
10:17 a.m.: Caller on Julia Street stated there is a problem with a male. Reported that on April 20, the male stole a $2,000 air compressor.
11:34 a.m.: Person entered NPD stating within the last two weeks an unknown subject gained entry into his vehicle while it was parked on Lakeview Drive. A firearm valued at $600 was taken.
12:43 p.m.: Super 1 Food on the Bypass reported a subject is eating items and has refused to pay for them. Summons issued to Wardell Edwards, b/m, 20 for theft.
2:01 p.m.: Super 1 Foods on Keyser Avenue called in reference to two checks that were returned back to the business by the bank. On April 23, to known subjects, Lavon Thomas and Alexander Perry, presented two checks valued over $900 to be cashed. Both were returned as counterfeit.
4:33 p.m.: Super 1 Foods on the Bypass reported a shoplifter, a b/m, who left the store in a white Ford pickup. Subject left the store without paying for $10 in merchandise.