Police Blotter: "Fuzzy" Makes Off With Wallet; Brothers In Spat

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Tijuana Latasha Beck
Tijuana Latasha Beck

A woman on Museum Street told police a man she knows only as "Fuzzy" apparently walked off with her wallet.

The woman said she let "Fuzzy" in her house, but told him to leave when he wanted to use drugs. A short time later she noticed the wallet was no longer near the door.

She said it did not contain any money, but had her food stamp card, ID, government check card and keys.

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Gregory Pedigo of Old Lee Highway claimed that his brother, Shannon Dean, vandalized his car.

He said he saw him break out two driver's side windows and throw red paint on the vehicle.

Dean accused Pedigo of stealing his tools and said Pedigo owes his wife $2,000. He said he was in Georgia when the alleged vandalism took place.

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Ebony Jacoway of Duncan Avenue said while she was at work Tijuana Latasha Beck destroyed her couch, love seat and TV.

She said mustard and ketchup were squirted all over her furniture and the TV was broken.

She said a male friend came by the house and spotted Ms. Beck inside with the door locked. She would not let him in.

Ms. Beck, 33, of 4720 Belle Vista Dr., Apt. A., was arrested on a charge of vandalism. 






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