Police Blotter: Tattooed Blonde Hits Belk At Hamilton Place Twice In Less Than An Hour

Friday, August 22, 2014

Police said a tattooed blonde stole from Belk Department Store at Hamilton Place twice within an hour.

Store personnel said she came in at 1:33 p.m. and stayed five minutes.

The woman returned at 2 p.m. and stayed 10 minutes this time.

She took 22 Fossil and Michael Kors watches as well as one pair of Coach sunglasses.

She is described as a white female, 5'5" and 250 pounds with a tattoo on her left shoulder.

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At the Walmart on Highway 153, a black female used a glass punch to break the glass on the IPad display.

However, she left without taking any IPads.

She was last seen going north on Highway 153 in a silver van.

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A CSX employee said he saw a black male and black female dismantling and stealing railroad spikes and crossties along tracks near Manufacturers Road.

The couple could not be located.

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Three people were charged after a "rolling disorder."

Drivers Billy McKenzie and William Watts were cited for disorderly conduct. Passenger Lesia Thornton was charged with assault.

Police said the road rage went on for a long distance, including on Highway 58. They said neither driver would stop until it finally ended at Polymer Drive.

Ms. Thornton got out of a vehicle and approached the other holding a piece of metal, it was stated.

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At Home Depot on Commons Boulevard, store personnel said Aaron Zaleta was seen putting two hole saws worth $85.15 in his pocket.

He left without paying.

Police said he was confronted, and the saws were found.

Zaleta said he is on probation through the Cleveland Police Department.

He declared, "If I knew I was going to be arrested, I would have paid for them."

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Billy Webb flagged down police on Rossville Boulevard.

He said he had just been shot by someone in a black vehicle.

A bystander said nothing of the sort had happened. 

He said when the black vehicle passed, it backfired.

Billy Webb said he was "not 100 percent sure it was gunfire" he had encountered.



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