Neighbor Thwarts Burglary in Progress
The following arrest information was supplied by the Lakewood Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Police arrested a man after he broke into a home in the 1600 block of Hopkins Avenue at around 11 p.m. May 12. A neighbor called police after they heard a woman a few doors down screaming for help. The men fled south, then headed east on Madison Avenue, where officers caught up with him at the Burger King. He was arrested and charged with aggravated burglary.
Police responded to a report of an injured deer in the backyard of a home in the 13800 block of Lake Avenue at around 1 p.m. May 13. The deer escaped the capture of officers and the animal warden.
Breaking and entering
A man and a juvenile girl were charged with breaking and entering after they broke into a vacant home in the 1400 block of Newman Avenue at around 7 p.m. May 14.
Raccoon killed after it attacks dog
Residents in the 2200 block of Olive Avenue killed a raccoon with a baseball bat after the animal attacked their dog at around 2 a.m. May 15. The animal warden picked up the raccoon.
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