Attempted car theft leads to discovery of another stolen vehicle

4:35 a.m. Monday, July 1, 5300 block of W. 66th Avenue

Police found a previously stolen vehicle while responding to a vehicle-theft in-progress. Police were called to an apartment complex on the 5300 block of W. 66th Avenue after a person saw an attempted theft. When police arrived, they found a 1991 silver Honda Accord with its emergency flashers on. The front driver’s side window appeared to be pulled out of position by a third of an inch and there were several deep grooves in the metal strip along the top of the window.

The front door of the Accord was unlocked and inside police found the steering wheel column had been mangled and a large hold had been drilled through it.

When police went to the apartment the vehicle was registered to, the woman said the car belonged to her daughter, who wasn’t home at the time. The woman looked through the vehicle and did not find anything missing.

While on this call, police found a 1998 green Dodge Neon that was stolen on June 29 in the parking lot at the north end of the complex.

Man arrested at laundromat for
urinating in public

2:57 p.m. Monday, July 1, Kwik Way Laundry, 8175 Sheridan Blvd.

An intoxicated man was issued a summons for urinating in public after urinating in his pants and then on a laundry machine at Kwik Way Laundry.

An employee called the police to report the man shortly after she arrived at work. She told the man to leave the laundry center, but the man ignored her and began screaming ”What” at customers.

The employee then saw the man urinate in his pants, at which point she called the police.

When police arrived, the man was found urinating on a washing machine near the back of the laundry center.

The man was intoxicated to the level that he could not tell police his name, date of birth or address. Also, when asked who he wants as an emergency contact, he responded ”God.”

The man was issued a summons for urinating in public.

Air conditioning unit stolen from home
under construction

2:49 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 13400 block of W. 87th Avenue

An air conditioning unit was reportedly stolen from a house under construction in the Whisper Creek development.

The air conditioning unit, valued between $1,200 and $1,500 was still on the site on July 1 and was noticed missing on July 2. The unit was installed on the Remington Homes house on June 26.

There is no suspect information regarding the theft.

Pair issued summons, trespass notice for attempting to take donations

10 p.m. Monday, July 1, Goodwill, 7547 W. 80th Ave.

A man and a woman were both issued a summons for theft after they were caught on surveillance footage taking donated items from behind Goodwill.

Employees saw a man and woman loading items, including rugs, speakers, a bench and a radio, from behind the store into the woman’s white Honda Passport. The items totaled about $65.

The two originally told police they were dropping off items that the woman no longer wanted as she moved to a new residence.

After police told them that they had video surveillance of the two loading items that weren’t theirs into the vehicle. The man and woman then admitted they were taking items.

Police told them that the items behind the store were the store’s property and were not free for the taking. The woman told police she had gotten permission from a store manager to take what she wanted because she has donated so many items.

At the request of a store representative, both the man and woman were issued a summons for theft and trespassed from the store for six months.


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