Bartlett Police reports for June 22-28, 2015

The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents June 22-28.

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.


June 22


Stage Road (business burglary)

Bartlett police badgeSomeone broke into the Mojo Cafe (7124 Stage Road) in the early morning hours of June 22.

The complainant met officers at the scene at 3:44 a.m. and saw the front glass door was shattered. The motion detection alarms had been going off since 3:15 a.m.

The cash register was stolen, and it appeared that someone had tried to remove the restaurant’s Sony Bravia flat-screen TV ($800).

Haynes Road (theft from motor vehicle)

A Bartlett resident reported that someone gained entry to his Chevy while it was parked in his Haynes Road driveway between 1 a.m. June 20 and 6 a.m. June 22.

Items stolen included a Ruger LC9 9mm pistol ($450), a spare magazine for the LC9 ($20), a black leather Galco holster ($20), and two .45-caliber spare magazines ($60).

The owner said there was no damage to the vehicle and the doors were probably not locked.

Ballard Drive (theft)

A builder at a new housing construction site in the Windsor Park subdivision at Ellis/New Brunswick reported stolen materials on June 22.

Items stolen included five squares and 15 bundles of GAF Timberline asphalt roofing shingles.

North Lake Oaks Drive (residential burglary)

A man who was out of town from 11 a.m. June 19 through 8 p.m. June 22 returned to find his North Lake Oaks Drive home burglarized. He noticed several items were missing and others were out of place.

There were no signs of forced entry, and he believes a back door on the east side of the house may have been left unlocked. The lower glass section of the backyard storm door had been removed.

Items in disarray included a large computer monitor, a DVD stand and scattered DVDs, a broken bowl and a fridge door left open.

Items stolen included a Blu-Ray player ($200), a pink bicycle ($100), an Apple MacBook Pro ($2,000), about $1,200 in cash from a broken glass jar, two Apple hard drives ($7,000), an Aome Tech projector ($400), Ryobi angle cutter ($69), a Ryobi nail gun ($69) and a Ryobi battery charger ($99).


June 23


U.S. 64 (business burglary)

Officers responded to a burglary at the Sleep Cheap retail store (7124 U.S. 64, Suite 109) around 9 a.m. June 23. They found the glass front door shattered. A desk drawer was open at the cashier’s desk, and business cards were scattered on the floor.

The property owner notified the store owner about a possible burglary around 8:45 a.m. The store owner said it appeared the cashier’s desk was the only area disturbed.

Haynes Road (theft from motor vehicle)

A man reported on June 23 that someone had stolen two pistols from his Chevy Silverado 4×4’s console. The theft was sometime between 8 p.m. June 18 and 10 p.m. June 22.

Items stolen included a silver Keltec .380 semi-automatic pistol, a bronze Beretta M9 9mm semi-automatic pistol with a handle laser sight, and a black hard-molded holster for the M9 ($50).

He said the truck was probably not locked because he did not see any damage to the vehicle where someone entered it.


June 25


Hatch Lane (theft from motor vehicle)

Someone stole multiple items from a Ford F150 left unlocked in a Hatch Lane driveway between 10:30 p.m. June 24 and 6 a.m. June 25.

Items included a Fossil watch ($300), $100 cash, a pair of Oakley Factory Jupiter Lite sunglasses ($500) and two pairs of Beats wireless headphones ($350).


June 26


U.S. 64 (theft)

A man reported around 8:30 p.m. June 26 that someone damaged his vehicle and stole multiple items at Serra Chevrolet (7850 U.S. 64).

The victim said someone ripped apart his Hummer H3’s dashboard, took his Pioneer navigation system and stole a black Ruger LCP .380 caliber handgun and a black Focus holster from his center console.


June 272


Three Doves Cove (auto burglary)

A Nashville resident visiting relatives on Three Doves Cove found his vehicle burglarized the morning of June 27. The victim said he parked his Chevrolet in the driveway, and he and his family sat on the home’s back porch until about 11:15 p.m. the previous night.

He discovered the burglary around 5 a.m. Someone had pried at the driver’s side front door window, shattering the glass.

The only item stolen was an olive drab and black Ruger LCP .380 pistol from the pocket compartment of the driver’s side door. It appeared that the suspect did not go through any other compartments inside the vehicle.