Man says neighbor’s car alarm is ‘annoying’
Monday, April 2
An Abeles Avenue, a female reported finding drugs in her 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom.
A neighbor dispute on Halstead Avenue was the latest in a “laundry list of complaints” in an ongoing issue. Police advised both parties.
Four youths were found throwing rocks at the windows of the Alexander Community Center on Alexander Avenue. One of the youths was taken to a Woodell residence, where the father said he would handle the juvenile.
A Wheaton Drive male reported that “kids across the street” threw a party the night before and left needles and beer bottles on the complainant’s lawn.
An extremely intoxicated male was upset that a Dingens Street hotel would not let him in, even though he paid for a room. The male admitted to police he wasn’t sure if that was the hotel where he was staying. Police transported the male to a Broadway motel.
Total Calls Received: 139
Tuesday, April 3
A Springfield Drive female filed a missing person report, after she had not had contact with a male since the Super Bowl. Police discovered there is an order of protection in place that states the male must stay away from the female. Police said that “may have something to do with him not contacting the complainant.”
An Ivanhoe Road resident complained that a neighbor’s car alarm malfunctions “all the time, and it’s annoying.”
Two males reportedly entered an Aero Drive strip club, pretended to look for each other, then started taking free pictures. One of the males urinated on the seat, according to the complainant.
Total Calls Received: 124
Wednesday, April 4
A juvenile wearing dark clothing and listening to an iPod while riding his bicycle, ran into a car on Randolph Avenue. The driver of the car reported that the male took off.
Police responded to a larceny call on Glenwood Court but decided the two parties were drunk and “arguing over nonsense.”
Total Calls Received: 129
Thursday, April 5
A 23-year-old male wouldn’t leave a Leo Place storage unit. Police escorted the male outside, where he waited for a ride from his mother.
A Hedwig Avenue female reported that her ex-husband soaked her television with water and left. There was a stay-away order in effect. Police filed a violation of a court order.
An elderly female was walking around the parking lot of a Maryvale Drive community center, trying to give away her mail.
Someone from a Hickory Grove Lane residence called 911 and hung up. When police called back, a female said she didn’t believe it was the police calling, then hung up.
A cashier at a Walden Avenue business was involved in a fight with two females she knows. Both of the suspects, one of whom was pregnant, left on foot.
Police advised a West Nantucket
Drive female after she reportedly had a “breakdown” and was throwing things around the basement. The female was reportedly upset about keys. Half an hour later, police were called again because the mother was “destroying the house.”
Total Calls Received: 157
Friday, April 6
The manager of an Aero Drive strip club reported that a patron stole a cellphone from a female employee. The manager had the incident on video and the suspect’s name on a receipt.
A Delray Drive resident has put a computer up for sale on Craigslist. A respondent sent a check for well over the amount needed and told the complainant to “deduct the money needed and send the rest back.”
Total Calls Received: 159
Saturday, April 7
Police were called to a South Transit Hill Drive residence after a complaint that the residents were burning garbage. The residents were smoking sausage for Easter.
A 24-year-old Penwood Drive male reportedly drank an entire bottle of liquor. Police transported him to the hospital.
A female reported that her car was stuck while parked in a lot at the Walden Galleria. She called back a few minutes later to say she didn’t want to wait for an officer, because she would be late for church.
Police responded to a neighbor dispute on South Prince Drive about a resident reportedly trapping wild cats in his yard. Police reported advising the residents “as best we could.”
Total Calls Received: 154
Sunday, April 8
Thirty bags of coins were reportedly stolen from a vehicle on Williamstowne.
A Gualbert Avenue male reported that his 18-year-old daughter beat him with a phone.
A male customer at a Walden Avenue business reported that someone followed him around the store, taking video and pictures of the complainant and the complainant’s son.
Total Calls Received: 96
(Editors note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.