Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

October 14, 2013

Police beat: 10/15/13

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

Theft

‰A resident of the 2800 block of Forest Avenue reported the theft of a GPS unit, man’s wallet with $250 in cash and a driver’s license, a shirt and a credit card from his unlocked vehicle.

‰A woman told police someone had stolen her handbag, wallet, cash, credit cards, other cards and car keys from a shopping cart where she had left it by accident. The total value of the stolen items was $3,700.

‰JC Penney reported the theft of merchandise worth $108. Police have a suspect.

‰A man told police someone had picked his pocket at the Tim Horton restaurant on 13th Street. Reported stolen was a wallet with $80 cash, driver’s license and Social Security card, car registration, two blank checks and personal papers.

‰A resident of the 1700 block of Greenup Avenue told police he had paid $3,400 to a man to buy roofing materials and four months later the man had neither bought the materials or refunded his money.

‰Kroger at the Midtown Shopping Center reported stolen merchandise worth $140.

‰A man told police someone stole his college math textbook, calculator, backpack, welding jackets and helmet from his unlocked car at the Midtown Shopping Center. Total value of the stolen items was $371.

Burglary

‰South Ashland Methodist Church reported  burglars had broken into the church, damaged it extensively and stolen numerous items.

‰Police arrested a man who was seen on surveillance cameras trying to break into the Ashland Gas Mart at 2201 Winchester Avenue. The man confessed to the attempted break-in.

‰A resident of the 500 block of 11th Street reported the theft of a .22 caliber revolver and notebook computer. Police have a suspect.

‰A resident of the 3100 block of Roberts Drive reported the theft of a laptop worth $600.

Criminal mischief

‰A resident of the 1600 block of Lexington Avenue reported $600 worth of damage to his truck caused by a rock thrown into the rear window.

Carrying concealed weapon

‰Police arrested a man in the 1500 block of Oakview Drive on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon.

MIKE JAMES can be reached at mjames@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2652.

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