Police Blotter: Big Robber On The Prowl On Rossville Boulevard

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Police responded to a robbery call on Rossville Boulevard.

The Hispanic male victim who was driving a silver truck had already left the scene.

The two black male suspects had also departed in a green Toyota Camry.

One is 6'9".

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Katrina Davis wants to know who wrote her name and phone number on the bathroom wall at the Mapco on Hamill Road on Saturday.

She gave a photo of the person she suspected and wants video checked to see if he was in that day.

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James Favors of Anderson Avenue said his "sister's drug dealer" came by and was threatening him.

He said his first name is Dillard.

A female was also in the white Tahoe GMC.

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A woman came home to her residence on Ely Road and ran inside for about half an hour.

She went back out and noticed that her purse had been taken from her vehicle.

She had left it unlocked.

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Christy Jones of 12th Avenue found her back door window broken out. Someone had thrown a piece of a cinder block through it.

Her two bedrooms were ransacked.

Taken were an XBox, Playstation 2 and $50 cash.

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Officials of Voith Hydro Services on Pineville Road reported that someone knocked a hole in their wall and backed a truck up to it.

It was unclear whether anything had been taken.

The building was not entered.

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Lubia Del Cid Arevalo of Dorris Street suffered a burglary.

She is minus her $1,800 flatscreen TV, $400 stereo and $350 Wii game system.

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At the Holiday Inn Express on Hixson Pike, a guest is suspected of helping himself to some of the furnishings in room 317.

Missing are the TV, DVD player and throw blanket.    


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