Daily Happenings 1-11-21
Nice try: A woman trying to parallel park slammed into the front of a car parked Friday in the 100 block of N. Sixth St., and when the owner came out she allegedly shoved a $20 bill and pieces of his bumper into his hands, then fled. He said the hit-skip driver was a skinny white female in her 40s. The owner of the parked vehicle was able to take a picture of the other vehicle, including its registration number.
Vandalized: A man in the 500 block of Woodlawn Avenue told police someone vandalized his home Saturday. The man said the intruder took a pile of trash he’d gathered and scattered it around his home. He told police witnesses identified the vandal as the previous occupant.
Newton’s law: Police told a Stratford Boulevard resident Saturday he can’t evict his wife without going through the court system. The man told police he was relaxing in the basement when his wife came home and started an argument because he’d called off work.
Bad reaction: A woman who was upset at being asked to leave a residence in the 300 block of Summit Avenue Saturday squeezed another woman’s chest and punched out the glass in her door as she was leaving, police were told.
Stolen: A man with a shopping cart full of tools at Rural King waited until the cashier was distracted Saturday to grab two items from his cart and run, police were told. Store personnel said the man jumped in a black SUV. The thief was described as a large, overweight white male who was wearing a yellow face mask and a black, trapper-style hat with fur trim.
Investigated: City police investigated reports of shots fired Saturday in the 600 block of Pine Street. Evidence was recovered.
Hit-and-run: A woman leaving Nutcracker Village with her family told police someone driving a red/maroon-colored SUV rear-ended their car Saturday, then fled the scene without stopping. The woman said she followed the other driver for several minutes until the SUV turned onto the Market Street Bridge.
Tall tale: A woman told police she was walking in Grandview Avenue Sunday and heard a man telling a woman he was going to “blow her head off.” Police said the couple told them there was no problem and the caller had told them she was going to call in a false police report.
Bothered: A woman told police Friday she’s being harassed by two coworkers.