Police and Crime Briefs May 11-13, 2023

Driver arrested for DUI after collision – May 11, 2023

A 24-year-old male driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a personal injury accident at West 6th and North College Avenue. The driver was also allegedly in possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana.

Fraud – May 11, 2023

A 67-year-old woman reported that an unknown person used her address to obtain a small business loan.

Theft from Cirilla’s – May 11, 2023

A male, who stole clothing and jewelry from Cirilla’s was confronted by an employee. The man returned the stolen items, and police issued the 55-year-old man with a citation. Later the employee realized a female had stolen clothing as well.

License plate stolen – May 11, 2023

Someone stole a license plate off a trailer parked behind a car dealership in the 2200 block of South Walnut.

Fraud – May 11, 2023

A 22-year-old woman reported that someone gained access to her bank account and made a fraudulent purchase. The woman was able to recover her money through the bank.

OWI – May 11, 2023

A 23-year-old man was taken to jail for OWI/DUI and endangerment after being involved in a property damage collision at East 14th and North Indiana Avenue.

Theft from vehicle – May 11, 2023

An unknown person broken into a 24-year-old man’s locked vehicle at his apartment and stole some money. The thief scratched the window possibly by using a coat hanger to break in.

Motorcycle damaged – May 11, 2023

Someone damaged the crash bars and saddle bags for a motorcycle belonging to a 39 year-old man. The cycle was parked outside the Tap in the 100 block of North College Avenue.

Vehicle theft – May 12, 2023

A vehicle belonging to a 44-year-old man was stolen in the 2500 block of South Sunflower Drive, when it was left unlocked. The car thief damaged the windshield, and passenger mirror, and swiped the man’s car keys and house keys.

Marijuana bust – May 12, 2023

Police and the Monroe County Probation Department found “vast quantities” of weed in a home they searched in the 700 block of Greenleaf Court. A 24-year-old man was arrested.

Thieves steal bicycles and break into car – May 12, 2023

A 58-year-old man reported that three unknown people stole two bicycles from his front porch in the 1100 block of West Countryside Lane. They then entered one of his vehicle, and stole phone chargers, and some change.

OWI – May 13, 2023

A 22-year-old man was arrested after a vehicle stop at West 9th Street and College Avenue. The driver was going the wrong way on a one-way street with no headlights. Police also discovered the driver was intoxicated.

Tent vandalized with human waste – May 13, 2023

A 31-year-old man reported that a known man threw a bucket of human waste onto his tent causing damage in the 200 block of South Westplex Avenue.

Hit and run with stolen vehicle – May 13, 2023

A 15-year-old boy was arrested after stealing a vehicle from an 82-year-old man in the 900 block of South Copper Beech Way, and then striking a vehicle and a fence, before leaving the scene. The parked vehicle the 15-year-old struck belonged to a 22-year-old man.

Burglar steals alcoholic beverages – May 13, 2023

A thief broke into a residence in the 100 block of South Washington by damaging the door, and then stole alcoholic beverages, and various appliances.

Handgun stolen from vehicle – May 13, 2023

A 42-year-old woman reported that an unknown person pried open the door to their vehicle then stole a handgun, purse, wallet, credit cards, keys and tools, along with a social security card belonging to a juvenile.

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