SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: EASY PICKINGS
How easy was it for a thief to take a briefcase from a Mercedes parked in the 4000 block of Villanova Street before 4:49 p.m. Feb. 16? The Mercedes was unlocked.
A rogue ran off with a Hilti DSH quickie saw from a construction site in the 3800 block of Euclid Avenue at 1 p.m.
A careless driver ran a stop sign at the intersection of Bordeaux Avenue and Douglas Avenue, hit an Audi Q5, then sped off west on Bordeaux Avenue at 4:18 p.m.
The driver of an 18-wheeler hit a tree at the corner of a lawn at the intersection of Roland Avenue and Belfort Place, knocking it over and uprooting it at 8:30 a.m.
Arrested at 10:30 a.m.: a 57-year-old woman for a warrant in the 4700 block of Drexel Drive.
Reported at 10:21 a.m.: A burglar got into a Toyota Tundra parked in the 4300 block of Edmondson Avenue and took $4,090 worth of airsoft magazines, airsoft guns, and other equipment.
A ne’er do well damaged a door frame at a business in the 4800 block of Lemmon Avenue at 6:13 p.m. but didn’t take anything.
Arrested at 1:36 a.m.: a 22-year-old woman accused of public intoxication in the 3700 block of Shenandoah Avenue.
Intruders got into a property in the 2700 block of Lovers Lane at 3:39 p.m.
Shoplifters swiped $156,127.50 worth of jewelry from De Boulle in the 6800 block of Preston Road at 3:33 p.m.
No time was given for the arrest of a 39-year-old man for a warrant in the 2700 block of Lovers Lane.
No time was given for the arrest of a 41-year-old woman accused of theft of mail from the 2700 block of Lovers Lane.
Reported at 9:27 a.m.: Crooks took nearly $19,000 worth of items from a Maserati parked in the 8300 block of Preston Road.
No time was given for the arrest of a 32-year-old man for a warrant in the 3700 block of Valley View.