Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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March 28, 2012

Shoplifter involved in hit-and-run

Police reports, 03/28/12

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

Shoplifting, hit and run

A Walmart shoplifter was involved in a hit-and-run accident on the store’s parking lot as he was attempting to flee.

The incident occurred at 4:50 p.m. Sunday. According to the APD, the male suspect attempted to conceal merchandise valued at $25 and leave without paying for it, and in flight from the scene was involved in a collision with another vehicle.

The suspect then fled the scene on foot, the APD said.


Family Home Health, 1212 Bath Ave., on Friday reported a former employee had unlawfully kept company equipment valued at $3,500 after being terminated and had failed to return it even after several attempts by the company to retrieve it.

A resident of the 2600 block of Newman Street last week reported two wallets had been stolen from her vehicle. The wallets and contents were valued at $150.

A woman living in the 600 block of Hagan Court last week reported the theft of $1,100 cash.

A woman on Friday reported her ex-boyfriend removed $60 from her purse while he was in a car with her and then jumped out of the vehicle after she stopped on Winchester Avenue.

A man on Friday reported someone removed $600 cash from his wallet at the Bluegrass Inn.

Kroger on Saturday reported the theft of $3,250 cash.

A man on Saturday reported his cell phone had been stolen from a restroom at Central Park.

A resident of Gla-Lo Apartments on Saturday reported her debit card had been stolen and used to make unauthorized purchases.

Criminal mischief

A resident of the 2200 block of Beech Street on Sunday reported someone had thrown a piece of cinderblock through her bedroom window, causing $250 in damage.


A woman on Saturday told police she believed someone was squatting in a vacant home she owns in the 2500 block of Monroe Street.


A resident of the 1800 block of Lexington Avenue on Friday reported someone broke into his home while he was on vacation and stole a 46-inch flat-screen TV, laptop computer and video game console, all valued at $1,300.

A woman living in the 1700 block of Nervie Street on Friday reported someone broke into her home and stole two Xbox gaming systems, 22 pairs of men’s and women’s shoes and 10 fitted hats, all valued at $2,090.

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

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