Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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March 23, 2014

Several thefts reported to APD

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


A man last week reported someone stole a pair of 12-inch speakers and an 800-watt amplifier from his vehicle while it was parked in the 2400 block of Adams Avenue.

A woman on Wednesday reported someone stole two ladies’ watches and pair of headphones from her residence in the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue.

A man on Thursday reported someone stole a pistol from the center console of his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at Ashland Town Center.

Auto theft

A woman on Wednesday reported her 1997 Ford Contour was stolen from outside her residence in the 600 block of May Court.


Someone broke into a house in the 2300 block of Highlawn Avenue between March 3 and Wednesday and stole a gas heating and air conditioning unit and some of the ductwork and a Kentucky Power electric meter.


Tiger Mart, 3500 Winchester Ave., last week reported someone had pumped $37.01 in gas and left without paying for it.

A 33-year-old Ashland man was arrested Wednesday at Walmart for allegedly attempting to steal merchandise valued at $111.70.

A 21-year-old Ashland woman was arrested last week at Walmart for allegedly trying to steal merchandise valued at $132.05.

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

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