Police Briefs

Posted 4/24/13

Construction manager reports stolen air conditioner 10:29 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, police report made via telephone A construction manager made a …

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Police Briefs

Construction manager reports stolen air conditioner

10:29 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, police report made via telephone

A construction manager made a police report via telephone that the air conditioner from a newly constructed townhome in the 6200 block of Orion Court was stolen.

The manager noticed the air conditioner was missing after he went into the townhome and noticed it was cold inside. He went down to the basement and found the furnace dismantled and saw parts leading to the air conditioner missing.

He then went outside and saw the air conditioner was missing; it was stolen sometime between Nov. 30, 2012 and 2 p.m. Feb. 18, 2013.

The manager estimated it would cost about $2,645 to replace the air conditioner and repair the furnace.

Unknown person tries to kick in front door of new resident

9:51 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 6600 block of Depew Court

Police were called to a residence after an unknown person tried to kick down the door of the home.

The resident, a woman who recently moved into the home, was in her basement when she heard a thud outside at about 9:35 p.m. She thought a box fell as she was still unpacking.

About 15 minutes later, she went upstairs and saw her front doorframe was cracked and footprints on her door.

Both her front and back doors were locked.

Police took photos of the damage as evidence and searched the area for suspicious people, but found none.

The woman said several upset people had come to her new residence looking for the previous owner, but she had no information about the previous owner.

Man's bike stolen from garage while door was open

3:06 p.m. Friday, April 5, 6400 Independence Way

A man's bicycle was stolen from his garage while the door was left open for about an hour.

The victim was helping his roommate pack his car at about 3 p.m. April 4, at which time he saw his bike to be in the right place.

The man then went into his home and sat on his couch while working for about an hour and left the garage door open. He told police he can see street activity from his couch and did not see anyone enter his garage.

At about 4 p.m. he shut his garage door, but did not notice if his bike was still there or not. The bike was leaning against the south wall of the garage in between two other bikes.

The man told police he believes his bike was stolen between 3 - 4 p.m. April 4.

The bicycle is a black and white 21.5-inch Access Raptor 3.0 with Mobster tires with yellow writing. There is also a “2ND St.” sticker near the fork tube.

No other items were missing and police did not find any signs of forced entry or finger prints.

Snowblower stolen after left in front of home near garage

10 p.m. Friday, April 5, police report made via telephone

A man's snowblower was stolen from in front of his house by an unknown suspect.

The snowblower, valued at $450, was left near the man's garage in an area that was not fenced in or had restricted access.

At about 4:30 a.m. on April 5, the man woke up when he heard the sound of a truck's tailgate slam shut and heard a vehicle speed away. At 7 p.m. that evening, he saw his snowblower was missing.

The man said he believes the people in the truck stole his snowblower. Police told him to submit the serial number of the snowblower to police to be filed with the report.

There are no suspects in the theft.

Softball equipment valuing nearly $300 stolen from vehicle

7:01 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 5000 block of W. 62nd Avenue

Nearly $300 in softball equipment was stolen from a woman's car between 10 p.m. April 6 and 6:40 a.m. April 7.

At 6:40 a.m., a woman found someone had stolen her daughter's softball equipment from her 2009 silver Ford Escape when she saw the two driver's side doors partially open.

The rear passenger row had been lowered and her daughter's softball bag was missing. In the bag were two pink softball bats, a black bat bag, a black softball helmet, five softballs, a bat hook and red Under Armour batting gloves; $285 in equipment was stolen.

The woman said the unknown suspect overlooked an iPod and other valuables and there was no damage to the vehicle.

There is no suspect information and fingerprints could not be taken from the scene.


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