Shoplifter unsuccessfully hides stolen goods
Tuesday, March 6
Police stopped a man riding a bicycle on Transit Road because he matched a suspect in a larceny. When asked if he had anything on him, he told police he had a needle inside of his jacket. He was charged with possession of a hypodermic instrument.
Thursday, March 8
• An employee at a Transit Road business reported that sometime overnight, an exhaust system was stolen from a truck used by employees. The system is worth $400.
Officers responded to a store on Dick Road for the report of shoplifting in progress. They located the female suspect nearby behind a gas station. The woman had dropped several items. She was charged with petit larceny.
Friday, March 9
A complainant reported that someone had tampered with an electrical box, leaving a power cable exposed.
Police stopped a driver on Transit Road after the department received complaints that a car was swerving into traffic and not using any turn signals. When police arrived, the woman was driving 10 mph in a 30 mph zone. She appeared intoxicated and told police she had been drinking at two bars. She had a .26 blood alcohol content and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.
(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)