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Past Reports

Police activity week of 7-05 through 7-10

7/7/2010 – Officer Maria McKnight

Answering a call for a reported intoxicated male walking in the area of E. Broadway Ave. Officer McKnight came upon a white male fitting the description broadcasted over police radio at the intersection of Broadway Ave and Windsor Cr. The male was walking in a serpentine manner. When stopped and questioned he stated that he had just left a local bar. Officer McKnight deemed the male intoxicated to a degree in which he was a danger to himself or others and placed him in custody for Public Drunkenness. The male was housed in the police department jail until sober and released with a citation for Public Drunkenness.

7/7/2010 – Officer Press

While on routine patrol in the area of the unit block of W. Baltimore Ave Officer Press came upon a large group of juveniles in the parking lot between Eric’s Pizza and Heights Cleaners. Due to complaints by both business owners, the group was dispersed and advised not to return. Although the group was not overtly committing a crime, at the request of both owners of the properties future groups in this area will be cited for trespassing on private property. Both owners indicate that the groups hanging in the area are causing minor property damage and leaving trash in the area.

7/8/2010 – Sgt Rich

A local nursery school reported a disorderly male at the business causing a disturbance. Upon police arrival the male was gone but the owner provided Sgt. Rich with the males name and information. The owner also pointed out damage attributed to the males disorderly actions at the business. He was cited by Sgt. Rich for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief to buildings.

7/8/2010 – Ofc. Gallo / Ofc. McCaughan

Officers responded to the K Mart Store for a shoplifter detained by security personnel. Security stated that they observed a black male use a box cutter to remove security tags and open containers of merchandise located on shelves. The male concealed the merchandise and did not pay for the items when leaving. He was stopped and detained by security personnel until police arrived and took the male into custody. Upon checking the criminal background of the subject it was learned that he had prior Retail Theft arrests. As a result of the amount of merchandise taken and prior arrests the male was charged with a single count of Retail Theft as a Felony.

7/9/2010 – Ofc. McCaughan / Ofc. Antonucci

Ofc. McCaughan observed a vehicle violation in the 500 Block of E. Baltimore Ave. As a result a traffic stop was executed on the operator of the vehicle. During this stop the operator opened the glove compartment of the vehicle to provide officers with ownership papers to the vehicle. Ofc. McCaughan observed a glassine bag in the glove compartment that contained green leafy material. Upon further investigation the item was field tested positive for marijuana. The passenger of the vehicle was found to be in possession of a smoking bowl with marijuana residue in it. Both were arrested and charged with possession of controlled substances and related charges.

7/10/2010 – Ofc. Caputo

Ofc. took a report of stolen lawn ornaments on E Berkley Ave. The victim stated that ornamental solar powered lawn lights were taken sometime overnight. Anyone in the area who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area are asked to contact the police department.

7/10/2010 – Sgt. Brown / Ofc. Gallo

A female victim came to the police station to report that her boyfriend had just assaulted her. Sgt. Brown documented red marks of the victim’s neck consistent with the incident she relayed to him and also described her as in a hysterical state and fearful of returning to her residence. Officers responded to a residence and upon searching for the male, found him hiding in a closet. Along with being arrested for domestic assault and related charges, the male was found to have warrants issued for him out of other jurisdictions.


Sgt. Brown / Ofc. Caputo
Several residents in the area of N. Oak Ave, Crestwood Rd. and W. Wyncliffe Ave. reported their vehicles entered overnight and items removed. These items included GPS units, loose change, jewelry and credit cards. One of the vehicles entered contained a victim’s wallet with a key to their work truck. The actors did take the work truck containing tools and other items.

Anyone having information or observing any suspicious activity in the area are requested to contact the police department. Many of the vehicles were left unlocked giving the actors the opportunity to enter the vehicles easily. The police department requests all residents to routinely lock their vehicles and remove or stow valuables in the trunk or inside their residence.