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September 4, 2013

Lawn care company reports credit card fraud

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

Credit card fraud

‰Tri-State Lawn Care last week reported one of its company credit cards, which was in a purse stolen from a vehicle, had been used to make nearly $2,800 in fraudulent purchases from Walmart.

‰A woman on Saturday reported her stolen credit card had been used to fraudulently purchase $650 in gift cards.

Burglary

‰Ashland Office Supply last week reported someone tried to break into one of its storage buildings on Moore Street by kicking in the door.

‰A woman living in the 3400 block of 13th Street on Tuesday reported someone entered her residence and stole $570 cash, athletic shoes, a handbag and prescription medication.

Theft

‰A man on Friday reported that $5 in coins, along with various papers, were stolen from his vehicle while it was parked in the 800 block of Alexander Place.

‰A woman living in the 300 block of Harrison Street on Tuesday reported the theft of an Apple iPad valued at $320.

‰A woman on Tuesday reported $200 was stolen from her purse in the 2200 block of Winchester Avenue.

‰A man on Tuesday reported a GPS unit valued at $150 was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked in the 1300 block of Central Avenue.

‰A woman living in the 4400 block of Blackburn Avenue on Tuesday reported a vine tree with umbrella lights, valued at $75, had been stolen from her front porch.

‰A woman on Tuesday reported a cigarette and two lighters, valued at $3, were stolen from her car while it was parked in the 1200 block of Bath Avenue.

‰A man living in the 2200 block of Nevada Street on Wednesday reported his Sunny Powersports DF150TKA trike, valued at $2,000, had been stolen from his residence.

Shoplifting

‰A 37-year-old Raceland woman was arrested Friday at Walmart for allegedly trying to steal merchandise valued at $32.66.

‰A 26-year-old Ashland man was arrested Sunday at Belk for allegedly trying to steal items valued at $50.

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

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