Police Blotter: Rental Car Riddled At Terry's Lounge

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Antonio Chubbs told police that a new car he rented from Enterprise wound up riddled with bullets after he made an early morning visit to Terry's Lounge on Sixth Avenue.

He said he heard multiple shots, then went out to find eight large bullet holes in the driver's side door.

Enterprise put the damage at $3,000.

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Police said a couple got gas at a convenience store on Norcross Road and wound up driving away with the hose.

A report said Michael Henderson pumped the gas into the 1995 Chevrolet Blazer. It says his female companion drove off with the hose still in the tank. It became detached.

Mr. Henderson said he would cover the damage.

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Police took a late-night call on Thrushwood Drive over a dispute between neighbors.

Brandon Croft said a toy had been damaged and he was demanding reimbursement.

He was told that "the middle of the night is not the time to settle a dispute about a toy."

The report said Mr. Croft became irate and demanded that the officer leave.

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A customer at Kangaroo Express on Lee Highway got upset over the price of merchandise and knocked over a plastic lottery dispenser.

The display hit the left arm of a clerk and broke the door on the dispenser.

The angry customer left in a Camry. The tag on the vehicle belonged on a Lexus.

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A customer at the new Embassy Suites on Lifestyle Way helped himself to much of what was in his room, police said.

The hotel said cleaning personnel went to the room rented by John Lecroy. Missing were two LG TVs, a comforter, two desk lamps, two table lamps and a hair dryer.

A warrant was taken for theft over $1,000.

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Police were summoned to the Downtown Library on "a suspicious person washing his socks in the bathroom."

The socks were clean and the man was gone by the time officers got to the scene. 




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