Police Blotter: Man in Camo with Automatic Rifle Gets Police Attention
Suspect spotted on Hilliard Road; gone when police arrive.
Police were called about a man wearing camouflage, who appeared to be carrying an automatic weapon near the intersection of Hilliard Road and Concord Drive around noon Thursday. The man was gone by the time police arrived.
Police responded early Wednesday morning to call of a dog barking in the backyard of an Arlington Road home. Officers spoke with the dog's owner and told her to take the dog inside, noting that the weather conditions were too dangerous to leave an animal outside in the cold.
Woman who calls police for help, ends up charged
A resident of Ridgewood Apartments called police early Wednesday morning about money and pills missing from her apartment, but she ended up being arrested and charged with drug paraphernalia and dangerous drugs.
Grand theft auto
A resident in the 2000 block of Robin Avenue reported a car stolen around 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Police called about pest control
Police were called about a man passed out in van near the intersection of Detroit and Beach avenues Wednesday morning. The van, reported to have the words "pest control" written on its side, was not found by police.
Motor vehicle accident
Two people were injured and traffic was snarled near the intersection of Delaware and Warren avenues Wednesday morning after a two-car crash. Two passengers were taken to area hospitals. Their conditions were not listed in the report.
A woman, who was terminated from her job on Detroit Avenue, took some documents from her file and left the building Wednesday afternoon.
A woman at a bar in the 11000 block of Madison Avenue said that a man jumped her fence and tried to steal a ladder. The man turned out to be a utility worker.
Motor vehicle accident
A truck crashed into a utility pole Thursday morning in the 14000 block of Clifton Avenue. The pole was knocked down, along with wires — obstructing traffic on the busy boulevard. The utility company responded to the scene.
Police received a call from a business near the intersection of Detroit and Bonnieview avenues Thursday morning about a man wearing a turban, who asked several times for directions.
A bicycle was stolen from the front yard of a Cordova Avenue home Thursday evening. The suspects were seen headed northbound.
A man was arrested and charged with theft Thursday evening after police received a call that he left a grocery store on W. 177th Street with a bag of groceries — that he did not pay for. He was arrested at the RTA station.
Police blotter is compiled from reports from the Lakewood Police Department.