Police Blotter: Woman Looks Out To See Car Being Towed From Yard

Friday, November 01, 2013

A female resident of Huff Place said she looked out and saw a man in her yard about to drive away with her older model Ford F-150.

She then noticed that her gray 1988 Olds 88 was missing from her yard.

Police checked out the situation and were told by Paul Motley that Bilal Shabazz told him the vehicles could be towed for scrap. He said Shabazz had been with him earlier in the day, but no longer was.

He said the Olds 88 had already been crushed by Bare Metals on South Market Street.

It was arranged that Bare Metals would pay the owner for the demolished Olds 88.

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A Long Street resident looked out to see her a black male driving a white Ford pickup truck pulling into her driveway.

Jessica Lawrence said she watched as he took her barbecue grill and drove off.

She said her husband, Patrick, caught up with the man as he was pulling into Baxwin Metals on Broad Street. 

John Stewart said he thought that the grill was out by the sidewalk to be thrown away.

He apologized and gave the grill back to the rightful owner.

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Tony Visco said he was inside the Bi-Lo on Highway 58 for 10 minutes.

When he got back to his Ford F-150, he found that a passenger side window had been shattered.

A check that was made out to him was stolen.

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Marcus Smith of Chateau Lane reported that his car was vandalized.

The vehicle had multiple scratches as well as a dent in the front fender.

The victim said he had received a threatening text message.

Trem Alexis Stewart, 18 of 605 Block St. was charged with felony vandalism. 


 



 


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