Police Blotter: 5 White Males In Hummer Give Car At Mall The Mustard, Ketchup Treatment

Monday, September 16, 2013

Police said a business operator at the Hamilton Place Mall reported that an employee's 2008 Honda Axl was vandalized at work.

Five white males were seen around the vehicle putting mustard and ketchup on it. They also damaged the front.

The group left in a black Hummer H3.

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A loss prevention specialist at Walmart on Gunbarrel Road said he saw Brandon Fleming taking items and trying to leave without paying.

He was brought back to the office and found to have $242.72 in merchandise on him.

Fleming was cited for theft under $500.

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A woman was seen at TJ Maxx at Hamilton Place taking items and trying to avoid the cash register.

She had $49.14 in items and also was cited for theft under $500.

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A resident of South Crest Road said someone has been going through her mail and opening it. She said they then toss the mail in the road.

She said some of her neighbors are having the same problem.

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Deranda McDade of Canedea Trail told police that her cat "Blitz" had been missing for several days.

She said she smelled a very bad odor coming from the garbage can of her neighbor, Ron Jacobs.

Ms. McDade said the neighbor admitted that the odor was from the remains of "Blitz." He claimed the cat had been killed by a coyote and he put the carcass in a plastic bag.

She said when she questioned further the neighbor became angry, got the plastic bag, and said he was driving it to the dump. 


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