Police Blotter: Daughter Not Dead After All; Man Finds "Guy And A Whore" In His Driveway

Saturday, November 16, 2019

A resident of W. 37th Street said he was supposed to receive his Rx meds at home by mail recently from the the VA. He said that he never received them and, when he checked with the VA, they told him that they were delivered to his home on a late morning and they were signed for by someone using his name. He said he has no idea who could have signed for them.

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At a store on Brainerd Road, the manager said a black female asked for $40 worth of lottery tickets. When he went to cash out, the woman grabbed the lottery tickets and some cigarettes and ran out of the store. He saw her get into a silver Saturn vehicle with a Tennessee tag. The vehicle was seen traveling westbound on Brainerd Road. 

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Police spoke with a Loss Prevention Associate for Home Depot on Northpoint Boulevard. She said a white female passed the point of sale without purchasing a DeWalt Flexbolt Combo Kit worth $399.99. She tried to make contact with the female who began to run out the door. Photos of the suspect and her vehicle were obtained. 

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A Gunbarrel Road resident said her daughter had not been seen or heard from in days and she believed she was deceased. She could not give police a reason she thought her daughter was died, saying she just had a feeling. Police knocked on the daughter's door and she answered. She told an officer her mother "overreacts when she doesn't answer her phone."

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A resident of N. Hawthorne Street said someone broke out the passenger side widow of his pickup truck and left a dent in the door under the window. He said the suspect(s) threw his clothes out on the sidewalk as they ransacked the vehicle. However, nothing was taken. 

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Police spoke with a clerk at a store at 1182 Mountain Creek Road. He said a black male, short and thin build, older with white hair, came into the store just before midnight. He stated the gentleman asked for two cartons of Newports and two lottery tickets. The man then grabbed the tickets and the two cartons and ran out the door without paying. The Newport cartons were a total of $138, and the lottery tickets were a total of $50. The clerk said he did not recognize the man, who may have taken off in a blue SUV. Police searched the area but could not locate anything. 

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A man said he parked his 2018 Nissan Altima, and left it running while he went inside a convenience store on Holtzclaw Avenue. He said he was inside no more than five minutes. When he came back outside - surprise - his vehicle was gone. There was no suspect information available. Police searched the area but were unable to locate the vehicle. 

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Officers responded to a suspicious persons call on 14th Avenue. The resident said there was a white Chevrolet parked in his driveway with what he stated was a "guy and a whore" inside. The guy and the whore were gone prior to police arrival. 


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