St Clair township
An asset prevention officer at Walmart reported Susan Pritt, no age or address listed, removed the wrap from an HP computer valued at $399 so it would not sound an alarm, placed it in her shopping cart and tried to exit through the lawn and garden doors, where her receipt was checked. She turned around and tried to exit with the computer through the general merchandise doors, where the receipt was again checked and a greeter escorted her to the customer service desk. Pritt was able to make her way back to the general merchandise doors and leave with the computer, getting into a vehicle. A theft warrant will be issued for Pritt, according to reports.
A woman reported that a man living at a home on Moore Avenue was receiving threatening messages and she had left the home because she was afraid. Officers went to the home, where they spoke with resident William Reed, who said he had received messages but he was not afraid. He told police that the woman he would identify only as Tiffany had been there and left. Reed said the messages he received stated, “Get her out of your house,” and “She is using you.” He was told to call police if he needed anything.
Officers responded to the parking lot near Subway for an assault, but no other details were reported.
An officer ran a license plate on a vehicle that turned into Taco Bell, and it was learned that the driver, Matthew R. Barrick, 31, no address listed, had an outstanding warrant from Hancock County for possession of heroin. He was charged as a fugitive from justice and transported to the county jail.
Responding to Calcutta Commons for a welfare check of a 67-year-old resident, officers had to kick in the door to gain access for medical personnel, and the woman was transported to the hospital.
Kelly D. Brown, McDonald Street, reported returning home to find a package on her porch that had been opened, with a 16GB Kindle she had ordered missing from inside.
Officers reported an assault involving a juvenile, with no other details reported.
Michael Cunningham, no address listed, reported using his ATM card at the machine and accidentally forgetting to remove it. When he returned, it was gone.
Officers met Darin Stoll, 35, at the police station regarding a custody dispute, with no other details reported.