Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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June 29, 2010

Hotel guest reports theft of jewelry

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

Theft

‰A guest at the Ashland Plaza Hotel on Friday reported the theft of jewelry valued at $3,650 from her room.

‰Columbia Gas, 1041 Greenup Ave., last week reported the theft of assorted tools valued at $4,500 from one of its trucks.

‰A woman living in the 3300 block of Central Avenue on Sunday told police someone had stolen two bicycles valued at $240 from her back porch.

‰A woman living in the 2700 block of Herman Avenue on Monday reported the theft of a bicycle valued at $85 from her house.

‰A resident of the 1100 block of Bath Avenue on Friday reported someone stole her wallet from her unlocked vehicle. The wallet and its contents were valued at $40.

‰A serviceman with Time Warner Cable on Friday reported someone had stolen two checks from her work vehicle while it was parked in the 3100 block of Central Avenue.

‰A man living in the 3200 block of Hackworth Street on Friday reported the theft of two bicycles valued at $130 from his back porch.

‰A man on Friday reported someone stole the license plate from his vehicle while it was being worked on at Omni Muffler Center, 2716 Greenup Ave.

‰A man on Saturday reported the theft of his lawnmower, valued at $299, from his mother’s residence in the 3900 block of Weis Street.

‰Fields Flower Shop, 221 15th St., on Friday reported the theft of an aluminum step ladder valued at $60.

‰A man and a woman reported Sunday their vehicles were broken into while they were parked at Movies 10, 400 Armco Road. The woman told police her purse and a money bag containing $258 were taken from her car.

‰A woman on Sunday reported her vehicle was broken into and her purse stolen while the car was parked at an unspecified location on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Burglary

‰A man living in the 3200 block of Cogan Street last week reported someone broke into his home by forcing open a rear door of his attached garage and stole jewelry and prescription medication valued at $15,910.

‰A woman living in Creek Bridge Apartments on Friday reported someone broke into her residence and stole electronics, computer equipment, tools and other items, with a total value of $3,140.

Shoplifting

‰A 32-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday at Walmart for allegedly trying to steal items valued at $71.

TIPS ABOUT unsolved crimes may be submitted anonymously to the Ashland Police Department by calling the Silent Witness hotline at (606) 329-1771.

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