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Police Beat (12/04/13)

Posted: December 4, 2013 - 6:00pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

•Vehicle breaking or entering, Elsinger Boulevard.

A Conway woman says her vehicle was broken into sometime between 5 and 9:30 p.m. while on shift at Belk in the Conway Commons.

The 23-year-old Belk employee told police she noticed several CDs and a GPS missing from her vehicle. The items were valued at $256 in the police report.

The victim told police she always locks her doors, however, police did not find signs of forced entry. Officers were also unable to obtain fingerprints from the vehicle, due to condensation.

•Financial identity fraud, East Oak Street.

Conway police are investigating a report of financial identity fraud made by a Conway woman.

The 33-year-old victim told police a person contacted her bank, claiming to be her. The victim said the person, who apparently had knowledge of her social security number and other personal information, was able to transfer $300 from one of her bank accounts to another.

After making the transfer, the victim says $300 was withdrawn, in Atlantic City, N.J., from her account.

•Motor vehicle theft, College Avenue.

A Central Baptist College student says his vehicle was recently stolen from a campus parking lot. Conway police responded to the report around 9:44 a.m. Monday.

The 18-year-old student, of Horatio, said the theft occurred between 10:45 p.m. Sunday and 8:45 a.m. Monday.

The student claimed his vehicle, a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe, contained a Remington 870 shotgun, 2 pair of waders and 12 duck decoys.

The student told police he believed his vehicle was locked, however, he could not recollect locking it. Police were unable to locate any broken glass, or other signs of forced entry, in the area the vehicle was said to be parked.

The vehicle was valued at $7,500 in the police report. All stolen property was valued at $8,207.

•Vehicle breaking or enterings, various locations.

Two other vehicle break-ins have been reported in areas close to where four break-ins were reported to Conway police on Monday.

One of the break-ins was reported at a residence in the 1800 block of Drury Lane.

The 49-year-old victim told police various tools, valued at $5,000 in the police report, were stolen from the back of his vehicle.

The victim discovered the tools missing around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A second break-in, at The Ridge at Meadowlake apartment complex, was reported Monday night to police.

The 24-year-old victim told officers insurance papers, pay stubs and two broken laptops were stolen. The victim was informed of the break-in by a neighbor who observed the dome light of his vehicle on.

The victim told police he believes the break-in occurred between 10 p.m. Sunday and 2 a.m. Monday.

The break-in occurred the same night four other break-ins, including two others at the apartment complex, were reported in the area to Conway police.

The previously reported break-ins resulted in more than $2,000 in stolen property and $400 in vehicle damage.

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