Police Blotter: Bullets Riddle Car On Wilson Street; Stray Shots Go Into 2 Apartments

Monday, March 4, 2013

Police said bullets riddled a car on Wilson Street and stray shots went into two nearby apartments.

Rachel Smith said she was in her living room when she heard approximately 10 shots being fired. One came in through her glass living room window. Police found a single bullet hole in the window. They could not find a projectile inside.

Britney Pullian said there was a shot that penetrated the wall of her unit and went into a love seat. Officers retrieved that bullet.

Police said a dark-colored Mercedes near the apartments was shot up.

They could not locate the owner of the vehicle.

Police found nine 9mm shell casings in grass near the car.

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Aurelio Velasquez said someone stole his black 2002 Tacoma while it was sitting in the driveway of his residence on Dodds Avenue.

He gave officers several pieces of documentation, and officers noted that his name was spelled differently on each one. He could not explain why.

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Dharmesh Patel at the Quality Inn on Hixson Pike said night clerk Larry Leland Fowler cleaned out the register of some $250 and walked off the job.

Police said a warrant was taken against Fowler for theft under $500.

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An officer was summoned to Latimore Street on an anonymous call of debris in the street.

There was indeed debris on a blind curve.

It included 10 car tires spaced out, a trash can, bags of trash and a couch turned on its side.

The officer was able to lug all the items out of the roadway.  


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