Police Blotter: Silver Coins Left To Son By Mother Stolen Soon After Funeral; Cell Phone Evidence Found Of Gun Battle On Dodds Avenue

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Gary Lawrence of Shallowford Road told police that his mother left him some silver coins as part of the estate.

He said he had just returned from her funeral when he found the coins had been stolen.

He had not yet had a chance to have them appraised.

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A woman on Mountain Creek Road said she had an $18 charge on her credit card from Domino's Pizza, but she never eats there.

She was shown a video of a man using her card for the pizza purchase, and she said it was a man who had been to her apartment a number of times.

She said he must have copied down her debit card information.

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A woman on Cecelia Drive heard some noise coming from her carport. She got up and spotted two men leaving in a dark-colored vehicle.

They had knocked out a window on her vehicle and taken her purse. It contained $40, a credit card and her checkbook.

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A woman on Anderson Avenue said her vehicle was parked out front when someone broke out a window.

They stole her MacBook laptop, a backpack and a Tweety Bird change purse with $20 in coins in it.

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Two vehicles were broken into on Morningside Drive at Ferger Place off Main Street.

A backpack, two novels, a jacket and some medication were taken from one.

The other victim lost some rock climbing equipment, an IPod and several expensive tools. The total loss was over $3,000.

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A woman on Austin Drive reported that her push mower was stolen from her front porch.

It cost $362.

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The owner of Technical Laboratory on Cherokee Boulevard reported some vandalism.

He said someone, who would have needed to have gotten on a ladder, spray painted a star and some lettering on the side of the building.

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Police found a locked vehicle at 1501 Dodds Ave. with two bullet holes in the windows.

The vehicle was registered to Cordarius Jackson.

Police were told the vehicle had been at the site for about a month.

Officers were given a cell phone that a man had found at the location. The man said he opened the phone and saw a picture of a man displaying where he had been shot in either the leg or arm.

Officers searched the lot and found 33 shell casings.

There were 19 45mm spent shells casings and 14 9mm shell casings. 


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