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Burglaries remain concern, priority for West Point officers

July 10, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

Burglaries continued to be one of the main problems that troubled West Point Police Department investigators during the past month, and WPPD asks all residents to keep a check on their valuables.
n About 10 p.m. May 25, officers responded to the 1000 block of Grove Street in reference to an alleged home burglary. The homeowner reported the front door severely damaged, and two tablets stolen. One tablet was a white D2 Pad with the model number D2-721-WH, and serial number D201301012248. The other tablet was a Mobility 7-inch M250. The homeowner could not provide the serial number for the second tablet, according to the incident report.
n About 7:30 a.m. May 30, officers responded to MMC Materials on West Mayhew Street in reference to vandalism of company equipment. According to the incident report, workers arrived in the morning to discover the windshield of two front-loader vehicles broken. The manager told investigators that the vandalism was “agonizing,” as one of the vehicles had been purchased only six weeks ago.n About 12:30 p.m. June 4, officers responded to the 300 block of West Brame in reference to an alleged burglary of a dwelling. According to the incident report, the suspect allegedly entered the home through a bedroom window and took at 50-inch TCL flat screen television. The serial number for the TV was O034MN00345.
n About 10 a.m. June 5, officers responded to the 2900 block of White Tail Circle in reference to a a stolen ATV. The blue Yamaha Banshee, valued at $5,000, was allegedly taken from under a tarp in the back of the house, according to the incident report. The owner could not provide a vin number or serial number, according to the report.
n About 11 p.m. July 1, officers responded to Sixth Street in reference to a shooting of a vehicle. The victim reported that they were traveling on Needmore Avenue, and saw two black men wearing black hoodies walking down the sidewalk. The suspects allegedly fired at the car, causing damage to the rear, according to the incident report. The victims were unsure of how many shots were fired, but investigators were able to find one shell casing in the middle of the road.

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