The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:
One of the residents of a home in the 3200 block of Hackworth Street that caught fire Thursday morning told police roughly $2,220 worth of items were stolen from the residence prior to the blaze.
Stolen items included two Xbox gaming consoles, a desktop computer, two laptop computers and a .20-gauge shotgun.
No one was injured in the fire, which was reported just before 10 a.m. However, the two-story house was heavily damaged.
A resident of the 2600 block of McKnipp Street recently reported two guitars, a camera and flat-screen TV, all valued at $3,650, were stolen in a burglary at his home.
J&S Vinyl Co., 2130 Winchester Ave., on Wednesday reported the license plate had been stolen from one of its vehicles.
A resident of the 3400 block of Central Avenue on Thursday reported someone removed a set of keys from the door of her residence.
Police on Wednesday arrested Eric Layne, 25, of Ironton, on a warrant charging him with being a fugitive from justice from Ohio.
A 22-year-old Flatwoods man was arrested Wednesday at Walmart for allegedly trying to steal merchandise valued at $41.92.
A 32-year-old Flatwoods man was arrested Thursday at Walmart for allegedly trying to steal merchandise valued at $118.73.
A 60-year-old Ashland woman was arrested Thursday at Walmart for allegedly trying to steal merchandise valued at $119.39.
A 31-year-old Greenup man was arrested Thursday at Walmart for allegedly trying to steal merchandise valued at $21.20.
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