Friday, Sept. 28
Suspicious Persons, Meadow Loop, 5:39 p.m.: A gang of juveniles — three boys and two girls in dark clothing — was reported running toward a nearby school. Police didn’t find the group as described but did see five joggers in the area.
Found Property, East Broadway Avenue, 1:57 p.m.: A resident said she found a glass smoking pipe in her yard while cleaning. Police destroyed the drug paraphernalia.
Saturday, Sept. 29
Burglary, Stephenson Drive, 10:09 a.m.: A resident reported missing cash at a residence. Thinking there could be only one possible person who could have taken it, they gave police a name to check on.
Animal Problem, North Sylvia Street, 9:39 p.m.: A stray dog that apparently just had puppies wouldn’t leave the caller’s yard. Police contacted the owner of the dog, who took it home.
Sunday, Sept. 30
Theft from Vehicle, West Kennaston Avenue to North Adams and Medcalf Streets, 8:43 a.m.: The first of several thefts was reported from vehicles missing small amounts of coins or other cash. Four separate calls identified fewer than five vehicles left overnight with unlocked doors. The calls ranged from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 in the area from West Kennaston Avenue along East McBryde Avenue and down North Adams Street. A trombone was also taken from a car on Medcalf Street Oct. 1. The vehicles were on the streets or in driveways; all had unlocked doors.
Monday, Oct. 1
Juvenile Problem, North First Street, 6 p.m.: A mother called for police assistance after her teenage daughter became verbally abusive and locked herself in a closet. The mother was afraid that the teenager would hurt herself. The girl said she was not suicidal and would behave the rest of the night. Police learned the teen had just been grounded for watching pornography on her wireless tablet device.
Suspicious Burglary, East Broadway Avenue, 6:15 p.m.: A man reportedly was taking windows from a house. He told police he recently had been evicted and was replacing older windows with newer ones in an attempt to raise the value of the home. The man said that he was working with the bank to improve conditions and possibly retain the home. He was told to bring the paperwork for the replacements to the police station the next day.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Found Property, Brumfield Avenue, 9 a.m.: Looking at a boat with a posted ‘for sale’ sign, a resident found a wallet inside. The individual noted that he took the wallet and left a message for the owner to contact the police department.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Harassment, West Kennaston Avenue, 3:52 p.m.: A neighbor reportedly was yelling at kids playing on property next to her yard. The neighbor apparently believes that the property belongs to her and that the kids are not allowed to be there. The caller said that the city has looked at property lines and that the area in dispute belongs to the city. The report was forwarded to the city for confirmation.
Thursday, Oct. 4
Information Report, North Main Street, 4:47 p.m.: A woman called to tell police that when she logged into her computer she found a message that the computer was locked by the FBI. She further stated that the message advised payment of $200 or she would be charged with a crime. The woman was advised to restart her computer and use basic Internet safety options.