Saturday, November 29, 2008

Crime Beat

Someone stole a tire off a van while it was parked in the lot of a Chili Avenue, Chili, apartment complex sometime between 1 p.m. Oct. 8 and 7:50 a.m. Oct. 9.

Which costs more, the tire or the jack they used to steal the tire?

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Crime Beat

Copper plumbing items, metallic lawn decorations and tools were stolen from a Robertson Road, Riga, address sometime between Sept. 30 and Oct. 4.


Two full gas cans and a lawn chair were reported stolen from a Wegman Road home sometime between Oct. 15 and 16.

I assume this is going to make one bad-ass Homecoming float.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Crime Beat

An unknown suspect stole a railroad rail from the Holt Road railroad crossing on Oct. 29.

Just one suspect?

Monday, November 24, 2008

Crime Beat

At 9:20 p.m. Nov. 1, an inflatable pumpkin and a plastic pumpkin in a yard on the 200 block of Spencer Road were reported damaged.

Well, Halloween had been over for 21 hours by then...

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Crime Beat

At 1:50 p.m. Oct. 28, a home break-in was reported on Circle Court. The resident said she returned home and found doors that are usually left unlocked were wide open. She also noticed the door frame and knob were damaged. Three laptops computers and a 50-inch TV in the house were not taken, but the homeowner did find about $36 missing from bedrooms. Damage to the doors is estimated at $25.

That's a very picky burglar.