Crime Blotter for April 9th through April 16th.
On April 10, 2013 at 7:20 pm, a victim came to the police department to report his 1999 Ford Mustang had vandalized. The victim said he parked his car at 10:00 am in the 4300 block of Huntley Avenue. At 3:10 pm, a witness saw female white walking around and appeared to be dragging a car key along the side of the car. The suspect then fled the area.
On April 11, 2013 at 10:20 am, officers responded to the 8600 block of Washington Boulevard regarding a stolen vehicle investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them the following; he parked and locked his 1993 Honda on April 10, 2013 at 7:30 pm. When he returned the next day at 10:00 am his vehicle was missing.
On April 15, 2013 at 11:00 am, a victim called the police department to report his 2001 Toyota had been vandalized. The victim said the truck was parked in the 3600 block of Eastham Drive on April 14th at 4:00 pm. When he returned the next day at 8:00 pm he discovered the truck had been spray painted.
On April 15, 2013 at 4:00 pm, a victim came to the police department to report his car had been burglarized. The victim said he parked and locked his 1999 Honda in the 10800 block of Jefferson Boulevard at 6:00 am. When he returned at 3:00 pm, he discovered his doors unlocked and his property missing.
On April 16, 2013 at 11:30 am, a victim called the police department to report his bicycle had been stolen. The victim said he had parked and locked his bicycle in the 3800 block of Culver Center Drive at 11:00 am. When he returned at 11:20 am, his bicycle was missing.
Someone taught me many years ago to always lock my bike by the back wheel, not the front wheel, so that it is much more difficult to steal.