Police respond to assault, rash of burglariesOn Nov. 18 police were dispatched to 219 E. Water St. regarding an assault complaint. Roxanne Longenecker was moving out of Sharon Snyder’s house. A dispute started over a microwave Snyder was going to hold until rent money still owed was paid. Longenecker admitted to spitting in Snyder’s face and attempting to choke her. Snyder had visible scratch marks and bruising on her neck area near her collar bone. Longenecker was cited for assault and warned reference trespassing.
THEFT/BURGLARY/ROBBERYOn Nov. 6 an unknown suspect pulled into the Circle Mart Gas Station and pumped fuel, then left without paying. Suspect was driving an early 1990’s short bed pickup truck, dark blue or almost black. It was possibly an S-10 with no tail gate, had some rusted areas and has a white light showing to the rear of the vehicle on the passenger side. Suspect was a white male, 5 ft. 10 inches to 6 ft. tall wearing a heavy jacket with the hood pulled around his face.
On Nov. 17 police were dispatched to a residence on a theft of drugs. The victim had gotten her medication (methadone) in Richmond on Nov. 14. Three bottles were locked in a bag and stored. The victim took one dose on Nov. 15. Over the next couple of days the victim was transported to Wayne ER and also had a family emergency. On Nov. 17 the victim was going to take her next dose and discovered the bag was missing. There was no visible forced entry and no suspects.
On Nov. 17 police were dispatched to 643 Sweitzer St. to speak with Tracy Miniard regarding a burglary. She stated she was moving out of her residence and came home to find her front door forced open and a 55-inch flatscreen TV stolen. She named a suspect who had admitted to stealing a 48-inch TV before and selling it. She said she let that pass but felt this TV was stolen by the same person. Attempts to reach the individual have not yet been successful.
On Nov. 9 police responded to 209 Euclid Ave. Apt. A regarding theft from a shed behind the residence. The victim Todd Magato said an unknown suspect damaged the lock and took a Craftsman push lawn mower, Craftsman weed eater, Craftsman gas blower and a five gallon gas can. Nothing further.
On Nov. 11 police responded to 216 Rhoades Ave. regarding a theft and damage to Chasity Shumaker’s vehicle. Various items had been removed and the sunroof had been damaged by an unknown item. No suspects.
On Nov. 9 police were investigating a Breaking & Entering at 150 Central Ave. when they noticed a door standing open in a detached garage behind 144 Central Ave. The door had been forced open. The victim, Jaime Kiser, advised her son’s BMX style bicycle with foot pegs was missing. It was spray painted black and gold. No suspects or witnesses.
On Nov. 9 police responded to 211 Central Ave. regarding a burglary to a detached garage. The victim Jamie Acton advised his son’s mongoose bike had been taken. The victim’s vehicle had also been ransacked but nothing appeared to be taken. Nothing further.
On Nov. 9 police responded to 216 Harrison Ave. regarding a Breaking & Entering into a garage. The victim Sharon Condy advised subjects broke the window on the west side of the garage and took a Craftsman leaf blower; possibly a rake as well. While on the call at 211 Central Ave. a citizen advised there was a leaf blower and a rake near the citizen’s fence that did not belong to him. The leaf blower was a Craftsman. The items were returned to the owner.