We’ve compiled the very best of Cops Corner over the course of 2021.
3010 block of Blakert Street
Residential burglary: This complainant stated unknown subject(s) stole two stainless steel Whirlpool electric stoves from a DR Horton new construction residence overnight.
2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway
Vehicle burglary: This complainant stated he left his vehicle unlocked with the windows down while shopping at Walmart. While in the store, an unknown subject entered the vehicle and stole a Bluetooth speaker.
GO WITH THE FLO
4300 block of Reynolds Knoll Place
Fraud: This complainant stated someone accessed her Progressive insurance policy and added several vehicles from Georgia which did not belong to her.
400 block of North Alexander Street
DUI: Officers responded to a CVS drive-thru around 8:53 p.m. regarding a report of a female driver passed out behind the wheel while in the drive-thru lane. The driver was arrested for DUI and taken to Orient Road Jail.
SUGAR, WE’RE GOING DOWN
3430 block of Trapnell Ridge Drive
Criminal mischief: This complainant stated she believed someone put sugar in her gas tank after finding a crystalline substance around the gas tank door. She decided not to pursue charges and signed a waiver of prosecution.
THE ‘CATMAN’ COMETH
110 block of North Pearl Street
Multiple charges: These complainants reported a known male subject knocked on their window while holding a gun and demanded that “Chris” leave their apartment. The subject, whom they knew as “Catman” from down the hall, pointed a gun at the male complainant and punched him in the face when he opened the door to inform the subject “Chris” was not there. “Catman” pushed the female complainant and walked away. The subject was unable to be located and the complainants declined to press charges, signing a waiver of prosecution.
HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF
2000 block of Sammonds Road
Stolen/recovered vehicle: On May 2, a complainant reported her red and black Kia Soul was stolen from a location on Sammonds Street. The vehicle was later recovered, but on May 6 she reported the vehicle was stolen again. This time, when the vehicle was found, police also found a juvenile suspect and made an arrest.
YOU’VE SHOT MAIL
400 block of N. Wiggins Rd.
Criminal mischief: Officers responded to a complaint that over a two-night span, the victim’s mailbox had been shot with what appeared to be a shotgun.
THAT’S NOT FANNY
200 block of Park Springs Cr.
Vehicle burglary: A victim reported to officers that his vehicle had been burglarized, resulting in the loss of his fanny pack, $850 in cash and the spare key to his vehicle.
LONG LOST GUN
2800 block of Clubhouse Dr.
Firearm Recovery: An individual alerted officers that he found a firearm that he had previously reported as stolen nearly a decade ago in Nov. of 2011.
YOU’LL NEVER CATCH ME, COPPER
700 block of N. Park Rd.
Business burglary: The victim reported that sometime since the previous Saturday, an unknown suspect had broken into the building and stolen multiple pieces of copper.
GONE WITH THE SCHWINN
1300 block of E. Baker St.
Petit theft, bicycle: Officers made contact with a victim in reference to a Schwinn 18-speed women’s bicycle that was taken from the front of a business.
NO LUCK, NO TRUCK
500 block of N. County Line Road
Stolen vehicle: Officers met with the victim who stated that some time between 7 p.m. on July 30 and 10 a.m. on Aug 1, an unknown suspect unlawfully removed his semi-truck and trailer from the gas station at the location.
IT’S NOT DELIVERY, IT’S FRAUD
300 block of S. Frontage Rd.
Fraud: Offices responded to the location in reference to a local pizza store employee who had received a counterfeit $100 bill for payment.
AND BY THE WAY…
1500 block of E. Baker St.
Retail theft (delayed): The store manager whom officers met with for the previously listed incident advised them of a theft from the store that occured on Sept. 11, 1988.
THAT’S NOT FERRET
3500 block of Trapnell Grove Lp.
Fraud: An officer met with the victim who stated that she had attempted to purchase a ferret for $150 via Facebook Marketplace but never received the ferret.
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS… LIGHTS
2300 block of E. Timberlane Dr.
Theft: Officers met with the victim at the listed location, who then stated that an unknown suspect had stolen Christmas lights from the residence, totaling $24.