Police Blotter: Youth At College Hill Courts Stopped With Handgun; Buckley Street Resident Keeps Hearing "Rooster Noises" Next Door

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Police said a teen was spotted with a bulge in his pocket at Cypress Street Courts.

An officer told him to stop, but he kept walking before finally stopping and turning.

The officer could see the outline of the gun so he quickly took control of his hands.

The gun was a small 9 mm SCCY handgun.

The youth said he had bought the gun the prior day. He said he assumed that it was stolen.

He was taken from the College Hill Courts to the Juvenile Detention Center.

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A guest who had just checked in at America's Best Motel found a handgun inside a nightstand.

It was a Ruger SR9C with one magazine and 13 rounds of 9 mm ammunition. It was in a small black case.

The gun did not come back as stolen when a check was made.

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Anthony Maples said his $300 bicycle was stolen off a front porch on Alton Park Boulevard.

It is black with a basket in back.

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Darrell Lloyd said he left his 1988 Chevrolet K2500 truck in storage on a lot at Hickory Valley Road and had not checked on it for two weeks.

He found that someone had tried to steal it. They had broken the driver's window and door and damaged the steering column. That damage was estimated at $1,200.

He said the fuel lines were cut and a $1,000 carburetor for a modified engine, $200 battery and a breather were taken.

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A resident of Buckley Street complained that a neighbor was keeping a rooster locked up inside the home.

The resident said the rooster kept clucking and "making rooster noises."

There was a concern that since the units are joined that bugs from the rooster might get over to his side.

An officer said he could not go inside the residence, saying it "might be the neighbor's pet."

The complaining resident said he would try the McKamey Animal Center next.

 

 


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