Police Blotter: Intruder Tries To Get In Bank On E. 48th Street; Name Calling On Cleveland Avenue

Monday, May 20, 2013

An intruder tried to get in the SunTrust Bank branch at 2801 E. 48th St.

A large glass pane leading into the bank was smashed, but it held.

There was a blow to the glass high up on it, and it splintered and cracked.

A new glass was quickly ordered.

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A female on Sylvan Drive said she had been "talking to BJ" in recent days. 

He was at her residence when he received a text message and left quickly with no reason given.

The female thinks BJ may be two-timing her.

She was in bed later that night when she heard a loud noise and found that her back door had been kicked in.

She said she looked out and saw BJ leaving in his brother's black Jetta.

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Police said Patricia Kellogg was "slightly intoxicated" on Cleveland Avenue.

She told officers a group of females had called her "a bald-headed monkey."

The women said they came up with that name only after Ms. Kellogg ran up and down the street yelling, "Those hoes. Those hoes."


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