Woman chases after burglar
A man was charged with burglary after a woman chased him down after she found him her apartment in the 1400 block of Waterbury Avenue at around 12:30 p.m. April 10. She stopped chasing him after a few minutes when he said he had a gun. But a resident in the 1400 block of Wyandotte Avenue saw him jump a fence. When officers caught up with him, they didn’t find a gun, but they charged him with burglary.
No clean getaway for soap thief
A man stole a basketful of body soap from the on Clifton Boulevard at around 2 a.m. April 11. He left the store and fled south on W. 117th in his vehicle. Officers caught up with him moments later and charged him with petty theft.
A Lakewood resident turned in a wallet found at at around 1 p.m. April 11.
Throwing rocks at cars
Three boys were spotted throwing rocks at passing cars near the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and Franklin Boulevard at around 7 a.m. April 9. Police were unable to catch up with the boys.