Porch is Unacceptable Spot to Store Personal Papers
As I mentioned here last week, I’m going to start posting some of the most entertaining incidents from our weekly police blotter. As always, the full report can be found each Friday in the paper, but this should give you an idea of what to expect.
During the afternoon of Jan. 30, a burglar broke into an apartment in the 1800 block of West Davis Street and stole 50 Adderall pills.
Between 5 and 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 30, a burglar broke into a white Ford coupe at a pawnshop in the 400 block of West Jefferson Boulevard and stole a black purse containing $800 cash and two bank cards. What was someone carrying that kind of cash at a pawn shop? And why would you leave it in your car, unattended for half an hour?
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Golfers at Stevens Park Golf Course regularly leave valuables in their vehicles while they play a round, and they regularly pay the price. For example, between 12:40 and 2 p.m. on Jan. 31, a burglar broke into an SUV at the course and stole a $400 designer briefcase containing $2,980 cash, a $500 blood glucose monitoring kit, and paperwork. I’ll never understand people who leave hundreds and thousands of dollars in their vehicle.
Sometime during the afternoon and evening on Feb. 1, a thief stole a box of personal papers from a porch in the 2700 block of El Tivoli Drive.
My personal favorite this week involves 300 CDs stolen from a car in the 1100 block of Ballard Avenue, but you’ll have to wait till Friday to read about that one in the paper!