Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged items. These are brief summaries of detailed BPD reports. This version also corrects two date errors from the print edition.
U.S. 64 (theft)
Responded to the Suburban Lodge (7380 U.S. 64) on Jan. 5 regarding another theft of a room’s TV. The manager said someone stole the 32-inch LG LED television between 1:30 p.m. Jan. 4 and 10:30 a.m. that day. The suspect pried the door open, causing about $250 in damages. There have been multiple thefts of televisions from this business, starting in the month of December.
Pine Oak (auto burglary)
Responded on Jan. 6 to Pine Oak regarding an auto burglary. The complainant said someone took her FedEx purse from her vehicle between 4:30 p.m. Jan. 3 and 6 a.m. Jan. 6. Three fraudulent charges had already been added to her credit card at the time of the report.
Appling Road (theft)
Responded to the 3700 block of Appling Road on Jan. 7 regarding a theft complaint in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. The victim was doing electrical work for the business and around 6 a.m. left his firearm in the rear of his company box truck, under a jacket.
When he returned at noon, he noticed that items had been disturbed and his firearm was missing.
Unspecified location (theft)
Met a victim at BPD headquarters to take a theft complaint around 6:20 p.m. Jan. 8. The victim said someone took a Simoniz gift book ($110.50) from her vehicle between Dec. 16 and Jan. 1.
Oak Forest (vandalism)
Responded to Oak Forest at 3:32 p.m. on Jan. 10 regarding a vandalism complaint. The victim said when he went to his Ford pickup that morning around 9:15 a.m., he found that someone had thrown what looked like chili on the vehicle.