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Weekly Police Incident Report: February 10th - 16th

Publish Date:02/18/2020 10:12 AM
Before we get started, we’d like to take a minute to remind you there are things you can do to help us prevent crimes from occurring in our neighborhoods. Specifically, you can help us reduce the amount of vehicle break-ins by being mindful of your belongings. Please take the extra time to remove anything of value from your vehicles, roll up the windows & lock the doors. Never leave keys, key fobs or garage remotes in your vehicles & make sure you’re securing your residences. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, remember your #9pmroutine!


Now for your weekly police incident report. For the reporting period of Monday, February 10th - Sunday, February 16th, CPD officers responded to 435 calls for service including 19 automobile accidents & 29 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:


Monday, a resident contacted the CPD after she discovered cash was missing from her home. She suspects her former cleaning employee is responsible for the theft.
Three men stole an undisclosed amount of personal hygiene products & laundry detergent from CVS on Monday afternoon. They were last seen on foot in the parking lot.
Residents in the Clayton Gardens neighborhood reported an unknown man entered unlocked vehicles in the early morning hours of Tuesday & stole cash & change. The suspect was caught on video surveillance & you can see him in action here: Side note, he appeared to be enjoying a snack while going about his business.
Before heading to work Wednesday morning, a man parked his vehicle in a private parking lot in the central business. When he returned to his vehicle that evening, he discovered someone had damaged the vehicle’s rear window. The parking lot is under video surveillance & investigation is ongoing.
Wednesday night a man left his vehicle unlocked with the keys inside while he completed work in a nearby building. When he returned to the parking garage he discovered the vehicle had been stolen.
2 residents in the area of Concordia Seminary reported they awoke Wednesday morning to discover their unlocked vehicles had been rifled through overnight. A 3rd resident reported her vehicle was rummaged through sometime Thursday night or Friday morning. Taken from the vehicles were change, a GPS unit & other miscellaneous items.
Lastly, early Sunday morning, SLMPD officers contacted the CPD to report they had recovered a vehicle stolen from the Moorlands neighborhood back in September. The vehicle had been abandoned & was undriveable.
If you have any information regarding the above investigations or would like more information on what you can do to help reduce the opportunity for crime, please do not hesitate to contact us. Stay safe!
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