On the Clock3/6/2013
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Victim told police that when he came home from work, his door had been left open and his flat screen TV was gone. He heard a noise coming from his bedroom, where he found the suspect rummaging thru items. He grabbed the suspect by his neck and wrist and escorted him toward the front door, but the suspect was able to break free. The suspect picked up a ceramic object and threw it at the victim followed by a kitchen chair. As he was exiting, the suspect turned toward the victim and flashed a knife at him and ran off, so the victim chased him. Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Army Post Road to find the victim chasing the suspect on foot. The victim hopped into the passenger’s side of an innocent bystander’s vehicle and continued to chase the suspect until officers arrived on the scene and arrested the suspect, who was wearing his pajamas. All of the property belonging to victim was returned to him.
Police arrived at the 2600 block of East Grandview Avenue on Feb. 26 to take a report about three people who had forced their way into the victims’ house at gunpoint around 7 p.m. The victims were instructed to not look at the suspects, and the male victim was forced to the ground and tied with an extension cord while the female victim was instructed to sit on a chair with her hands tied up. The suspects rummaged through the house, showing special interest in pain killers. The landline was cut and the cell phone was broken. The suspects kept calling each other Jeremy, Shawn and John, but the victims didn’t get a good look at them. The suspects stole their pick-up truck, which was found later by using On-Star. The victim said about three or four weeks ago a female and male entered his house with a knife and tried to steal his painkillers. He hit the suspect with a 2-by-4 and fled the scene. He said he thinks the incidents are related. CV