Police Blotter: Thieves Strike At Construction Company

Friday, February 14, 2014

Thieves took a number of items from a construction company on Duncan Avenue.

A manager said someone climbed their fence into the parts yard.

They took the inner parts of the heat and air system as well as several pieces of steel and multiple caster wheels that are used in scaffolding.

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A man said he left his 2005 Chrysler Crossfire unlocked at his driveway on Radmore Circle.

The next morning the $14,000 vehicle was gone.

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A woman said she put her groceries and purse in her car in the parking lot of the Brainerd Walmart. Then she turned to take the shopping cart back.

She left her car door open.

The lady found after she got home that her purse had been taken, including her credit cards, driver's license and Social Security card.

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Two employees of the Tupelo Honey Cafe said their jackets were stolen from a hallway closet.

Video showed a black male with a low cut haircut go into the closet and remove the jackets.

Employees viewed the video but did not recognize the thief.

In one of the jackets was the victim's car keys along with her credit cards.

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A loss prevention specialist at Kohl's on Gunbarrel Road said he saw James Sholts take a Nintendo game system and remove it from the box, then try to get out the door with it.

Police said when employees confronted Sholts just outside the door he scuffled with them.

The incident was caught on video.

Sholts was cited for theft under $500.

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A woman on Jasmine Street said she was home when she heard a loud noise.

She found that her rear bedroom window had been shattered.

Police said it was not from a gunshot, but a rock.

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William Smith said his 1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer was taken from a residence on Clio Avenue. He made the unsettling discovery when he woke up.

Police said the victim did not live there, but was staying the night. 


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