Crime reports

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Thefts and vandalism reported

* After a party for 20-30 people at a house on Woods Avenue South, $1,895-worth of property was missing, and the house received "extensive damage" according to a report by Lewisburg Police Officer Clint Newbill. The missing items are a Vizio 32-inch flat-screen TV, a 27-inch Sanyo TV, a 19-inch Dell computer, two Guitar Hero guitars, and a drum set for the Rock Band video game.

* On April 18, when the owner to his home on Fayetteville Highway, Belfast, after work, he found that numerous hand and power tools, a camera, and an air compressor, worth a total of $1,325, had been taken. Owner told deputies the residence was unlocked.

* A black Xbox 360, a red Wii with controller, and seven games, worth at total of $1,200, were stolen from a home on Hill Street between midnight and 6:30 a.m. April 20.

* $1,000-worth of damage was done to the windshield of a GMC Acadia by rocks falling on it as it passed under the CSX overpass on Old Lake Road.

* A white gold Keepsake wedding ring with nine diamonds, worth $1,000, was reported stolen from a home on Cornersville Road. According to Lewisburg Police Officer Doug Alexander, the victim "thinks she knows who took the ring because they have not returned to her house since the ring has been missing."

* A stainless steel side-by-side refrigerator valued at $1,000 was taken from an unoccupied home on Forrest Trace between March 30 and April 18.

* A .22 caliber Winchester pump-action rifle, a Model 500 Mossberger 12 gauge shotgun, a B & D Accu-Bench jigsaw, worth a total of $510, and a brown jug containing $200 in change were stolen from a home on Belfast-Farmington Road between April 3 and 18.

* A six-foot disc harrow, worth $450, was stolen from a field on Spring Place Road between April 16 and 24. On April 25, it was found at Adams Salvage. A camper top worth $250 was vandalized at the same address.

* A 26-inch grey Schwinn bicycle with 21 gears, worth $500, was stolen from the garage of a home on Yell Road sometime between April 3 and 20. The owner told police he never closes or locks the garage door.

* A Stihl chainsaw worth $325 was stolen off the porch of a home on Mt. Lebanon Road between 5 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 18. The victim told deputies a battery charger worth $75 was stolen from the porch about two weeks earlier.

* Between 10:30 p.m. April 20 and 9 a.m. April 21, a set of tires and rims worth $250 were stolen from the front yard of a home on Limestone Avenue. The rims had a black center cap with a Nike-shape symbol.

* A young Lewisburg woman accidentally left her red leather purse in a shopping cart at Wal-Mart. The victim told police she lost $200, and her social security card and driver's license.

* Somebody did $200-worth of damage to a home on Rutledge Street by knocking two holes in the vinyl siding with a stick.

* During an altercation outside Soul Train in the early hours on April 23, a woman told police she was robbed of her earrings and necklace, worth $40, as well as her billfold with $35 in it.

* A Cornersville woman parked at the Lewisburg Recreation Center on April 19 and when she got returned, she found the back fender of her car had been sprayed with white paint and the other fender had been scratched.

* A security company sign and the garage door of a home on Spring Place Road were spray painted with big orange letters. The owner told police he suspected it could have been done by a man he argued with at a ballpark.

* Between April 15 and 18, someone cut the lock, entered the sawmill property on Mt. Lebanon Road, and took an undetermined amount of cedar lumber.