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Police beat 4/21/14

Posted: April 21, 2014 - 5:34pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

Motor vehicle theft at 4900 block of Cindy Lee Cove.

At some point between Thursday afternoon and early Saturday morning a thief or thieves took a Polaris Ranger 500 four-wheeler. It was found burned to a crisp off Barrow Road on Saturday morning.

Vehicle break-in at 500 block of Ingram Street.

At some point between about 5:15 and 6:30 a.m. on Thursday a thief or thieves got into an unlocked car and stole a man’s Smith & Wesson SD9 VE handgun.

Theft of property at 400 block of Angus Street.

A man was in the middle of partially disassembling and repairing the engine in his family vehicle when he found out on Saturday that someone had been stealing his engine parts. Someone also stole his Honda pressure washer, he said.

Residential burglary at 300 block of Pippinpost Drive.

At some point between Friday evening and Sunday morning a burglar or burglars got into a house and stole a set of Callaway golf clubs, a diamond bracelet from Zales, three Brooks Brothers suits, a Dell laptop and a Brother portable scanner.

Residential burglary at 2000 block of Prince Street.

At some point between Saturday morning and Saturday evening a burglar or burglars got into a house and stole two flat-screen TVs, one 46 and the other 40 inches across, and an Xbox 360 with several games and controllers.

Residential burglary at 500 block of South Donaghey Avenue.

A resident reported that at some point over the past month a burglar or burglars got into an apartment and stole an Xbox One.

Residential burglary at 500 block of Second Avenue.

At some point between Thursday morning and Thursday evening a burglar or burglars got into a home through a broken window and stole a black metal toolbox full of various hand tools and a black Apple iPhone 4.

Residential burglary at 10 block of tucker Creek Road.

A resident reported that they opened the garage door to go to work at about 5:35 Thursday morning and went back inside for something. When they came out again, a burglar described as a black male was running from the garage carrying a cardboard box they’d taken out of the car. Inside the box was a binder/clipboard. The thief also got about $60 that was in the glove box.

Vehicle break-in at 1800 block of Barry Place Drive.

At some point between Saturday night and Sunday morning a thief or thieves got into a car and took three sets of wireless headphones and the vehicle’s insurance and registration documents. Wireless headphones and these sort of documents were among items stolen in a vehicle break-in spree last week.

Suspected forgery/fraud.

A resident signed up to get money for putting company stickers on her car. A $2,000 check was mailed and the bank authorized $200 cash from it right away, with the rest payable after the check cleared. The alleged victim then received instructions to send some of the money to one person and other money to another person, which she did. Then the check didn’t clear and she was out the money she’d sent.

Citizen assist.

A mother accidentally locked her three young children and a dog in a vehicle at around noon Friday. An officer got the car unlocked and everything worked out OK.

(Staff writer Joe Lamb, can be reached by email at joe.lamb@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1277. To comment on this and other stories in the Log Cabin, log on to www.thecabin.net. Send us your news at www.thecabin.net/submit)

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