Police Blotter: House Shot Up On Vance Avenue

Monday, January 06, 2014

Angela Haggard told police that 10 shots were fired into her house on Vance Avenue, while she and four other family members were inside.

She said she has no idea who did it or why.

Police found bullets inside, but no shell casings outside.

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Eddie Hines said he had a brown wood stove on his front porch and he was waiting to install it.

But a thief got to it first. 

A nephew said he saw a burnt orange pickup truck pull up and saw the stove being taken.

The pickup was possibly a Nissan.

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A woman on Cecelia Drive said she watched as someone tried to break into her neighbor's house.

She said a black male in a red sweater and khaki pants first knocked on the door. When no one answered, he went to get a pry tool.

He left when he was unable to get inside.

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A loss prevention specialist at Kohl's on Highway 153 said he saw Kindra Jillian Wiley conceal items in her purse and under her arm and try to get out without paying.

He said she was stopped with $181.50 in  stolen items.

Police said Ms. Wiley has prior theft and drug charges. At the jail, she was found to have a meth pipe, syringe and spoon.

Ms. Wiley, 36, was charged with theft of property and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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A man parked his Volkswagen at the Olive Garden at Hamilton Place and was in the restaurant for an hour.

When he returned to his vehicle, the front passenger window had been bashed.

He is missing a $25 computer bag and a $700 Dell laptop computer.

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Police said they found a large crowd outside of the Chatt Inn on E. 23rd Street.

There were several disorders.

In order to keep the situation from escalating, a number of officers were brought in to disperse the crowd.

Phillip Jones, who had a permit for the party, was told that he needs to hire additional security personnel in the future.    

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