Crime Reports June 24 – 30

Reported at 11:46 a.m. June 28: An identity thief on June 20 used a MasterCard belonging to a woman who lives in the 4600 block of Lorraine Avenue to purchase a $1,499 musical instrument online from a store called ZZounds. The crooked musician picked up the package on June 25 from a FedEx store on Preston Road.

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Crime Reports June 10 – 17

The padlock on a truck, parked on June 10 at the 4700 block of Cowper Avenue, couldn’t keep a burglar out between 12:30 and 12:45 p.m.. Several items were stolen: a Toro lawnmower ($1,700), a Stihl-brand edger ($750), a Stihl-brand weed eater ($750), and a Stihl-brand trimmer ($850). Adding insult to injury? The padlock was also taken.

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Crime Reports: March 11 – 17

Good on this employee from Bank of America on Hillcrest Avenue: A customer attempted to open a checking account on March 12, but the employee immediately recognized the customer’s information – his drivers license and a debit card – as forged. The employee i called the police, and the customer fled the bank on foot. Police tracked him down, eventually, and took him into custody.

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