Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

March 24, 2014

Police beat: 3/25/14

ASHLAND — The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:

Theft

‰The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, 2314 Winchester Ave., last week reported a former employee had embezzled $30,000 from the club during an 11-month period and also stolen $1,000 from its office safe.

‰A man last week reported someone stole 75 Percocet tablets from his truck while it was parked in the 3000 block of Lookout Street.

‰A man on Friday reported someone stole various tools valued at $10,000 from his truck while it was parked at the Ashland Plaza Hotel.

Burglary

‰A woman living in the 400 block of 34th Street on Saturday reported two women entered her home unlawfully with the intent to commit a crime and one of them struck her in the back of the head with her fist.

Criminal mischief

‰A woman on Saturday reported someone damaged her vehicle’s rear window while it was parked in the 300 block of 31st Street.

Shoplifting

‰A 36-year-old Catlettsburg man was arrested Saturday at Kroger for allegedly trying to steal merchandise valued at $14.58. The suspect also was charged with marijuana possession.

‰A man, 21, and woman, 18, from Lucasville were arrested Saturday at Walmart for allegedly trying to steal merchandise valued at $53.80.

‰A 25-year-old Ashland woman was arrested Sunday at Carter Avenue Beverage Center for allegedly trying to steal a bottle of brandy valued at $11.99.

KENNETH HART can be reached at khart@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2654.

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