On the Clock1/2/2013
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K-MART JEWEL THIEF, REALLY?
Police responded to an alarm at K-Mart, 2535 Hubbell Ave. around 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 25. Upon arrival they found shattered glass on the lawn-and-garden sliding doors. Inside, a display case also had its glass shattered, and a large piece of wood that appeared to be the handle-part of a hammer was on the ground next to the display case. Police believe it was used to break the glass on the display case. Several jewelry pieces were missing from the display. Police confiscated video surveillance.
MERRY CHRISTMAS… TO YOUR FACE
A man called police around 1 a.m. on Dec. 25 after he had returned home to find an unknown suspect in his apartment vandalizing his property. He said he punched the suspect who then fled the scene. The suspect reportedly punched the the man’s TV screen causing about $2,600 worth of damage. He also reported about $50 worth of damage to a mirror and end table respectively.
GOOD THING FOR BAD AIM
Police assisted the fire department on an investigation at the 2400 block of East Sheridan Avenue on Dec. 23. Firefighters believe suspects attempted to set fire to a parked vehicle using a Molotov cocktail, but the homemade bomb did not appear to have exploded, as it still had flames coming from the top of the bottle in the street nearby. Police believe the suspect threw the Molotov cocktail at the car but missed. CV