Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

May 22, 2013

Police beat: 5/23/13

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

Theft

‰An Ashland man reported Thursday his 1981 Chevrolet flatbed truck was stolen from a field behind the old Foodland.

Police found the truck had been taken by two men to Mansbach to be scrapped, but recovered the vehicle.

‰On Monday, an Ashland woman and employee at Ashland Town Center reported to police that her iPhone 5, valued at $650, was stolen.

She told police she put the phone down on the counter to help a customer, when she returned her phone was gone.

‰An Ashland man living in the 600 block of Florida Street reported Tuesday his credit card was removed from his wallet at his home and fraudulently used in several locations. The suspect has the same last name as the victim.

Burglary

‰A local storage facility reported Monday five of its storage units were burglarized over the weekend.

The business, Garage and Storage, at 1290 Pitino Court reported five units were broken into and items valued at $9,900 were removed.

The items were owned by the business and four other victims. Stolen items included a tool box and hand tools, floor jacks, two pressure washers and paint guns, a buffer, an 18-inch chain saw, a 42-inch Vizio flatscreen TV, six ninja swords (three with cobra heads), a red 42-inch Whelen light bar and a siren.

Criminal mischief

‰An Ashland man living in the 1400 block of Oakview Road reported Tuesday one of his tires was punctured. Damage was estimated at $30.

CARRIE STAMBAUGH can be reached at (606) 326-2653 or cstambaugh@dailyindependent.com.

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