Police were called to the 300 block of West Van Buren on a report that someone had entered an unlocked garage and took a bike between July 25-27. The homeowner contacted police on July 26 to report a vehicle parked blocking his driveway. Police met with the man who owned the vehicle. He told officers he had been “highly intoxicated” and left the vehicle. While at the man’s residence, police found the missing bike. The man said he had no recollection of going into the garage and figured he must have taken it in order to get home. The man, who was not listed in the report, was cited for theft.
Two male juveniles were stopped by store security at Dominick’s, 215 S. Route 83, around 7:45 p.m. on July 20 after taking two bottles of personal lubricant without paying, police said. The boys were released to their parents without charges.
Someone entered a room at the Extended Stay of America, 550 W. Grand, and took $1,200 in cash from a bag under the bed at some time between July 27 and July 29, police said. There are no suspects and no signs of forced entry.
A resident in the 100 block of East Lake Street reported on July 18 that someone used her Mastercard to make three payments to a company in Europe totaling $345. Police had no suspects.
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