May 13, 2019
7:30 a.m. The Tractor Supply Co., on U.S. Route 23, reported that someone stole a trailer from the lot.
8:01 a.m. A Maplewood Avenue caller said a person [name redacted] was going through the trashcans of people looking for used needles and carrying a baseball bat. Police found no suspicious individual and said the only trashcans in the vicinity were ones on the caller’s property.
10:33 a.m. A call coming from Sperry Drive in front of the Holiday Inn asked for an extra police patrol of the construction equipment on site because when workers arrived this morning they found a homeless man and his dog sleeping in the of the backhoe.
3:25 p.m. A Linden Drive resident told police that her son has been stalked and harassed by a former girlfriend for more than a year now. She said the girl contacts him on social media sites, even after she has been blocked. After he blocks the female, she then continues to create new social media accounts and goes through his friends to make contact with him. The mother said her son received a letter in the mail addressed to him from her, and it had nothing inside of it. A report was taken.
8:34 p.m. A 13-year-old boy busted out the window to his mother’s car because she wouldn’t purchase a Swisher Sweet for him. A report was taken.
7:07 a.m. Caller advising of a suspicious male wearing a white tee shirt and black pants, walking through the alley’s looking into vehicles
12:57 p.m. A police officer reminded a woman of the proper use for dialing emergency 911 when she called to complain that she was having troubles with the car wash machine in the 800 block of East Main Street.
5:24 p.m. Two homeless individuals became the focus of police after a Hayward Street caller reported a suspicious vehicle with Kentucky license plates that the pair occupied. The caller said they were going up to people in the area and asking for money.
6:54 p.m. Kids were told to scrub off the paint they decorated the playground with at the Ohio Height Apartment complex in the 500 block of East Ohio Street
7:07 p.m. At a discount store in the 100 block of Lancaster Pike, a caller said a black male wearing an ankle monitor asked to use the phone to make a call. The caller said that she overheard him say something about turning himself in tomorrow. She said the man did not even know what city he was in. He was last seen wearing sweatpants, and a sweatshirt with a hood.
8:05 a.m. Berger Hospital reported to police that a man, who is a known alcoholic, left the hospital with an IV still in his arm.
10:17 a.m. A caller in the 900 block of North Court Street reported that suspicious male was attempting to gain entry to her garage. The man approached her, she said, saying he was a certified mechanic there to switch out her dead battery. A report was taken and the man was transported to Berger Hospital.
10:33 a.m. Wallets were allegedly stolen from a vehicle that a Pontious Lane resident, who lives in an apartment complex, said was broken into the previous night.
3:50 p.m. A Town Street resident claims that a man [name redacted] entered into her home while she was sleeping. She reported to police that all of her medications were out in the open and that the man previously had tried to steal them. A report was taken.
6:37 p.m. A resident called police after she was contacted at a dinner by her East Mound Street neighbor about someone who was trying to break into her home thorough a window. Police advised her to stay in the car until they could clear the home, but she did not heed the advice because she heard her dog barking inside. A report was taken.