Justin D. Johnson, 30, Bradshaw Avenue, was charged with theft Saturday after employees of Dollar General reported a shoplifter. Officers arrived to find the cashier pointing to a man crossing the street, and when Johnson was stopped, he reportedly told the officer he had a stolen headset inside his jacket.
Afton B. Danver, Globe Street, told police Saturday a truck driven by Jason P. Wright, 31, Dairy Lane, backed into his parked vehicle in the New Dimension parking lot. Danver said they exchanged information but Wright left prior to officers' arrival at 2:11 a.m.
Mirrors on a pickup truck driven by David Wallen, Belmont Avenue, and a Tri-County ambulance driven by Nicholas Munoz struck as the two vehicles passed on West Fifth Street. Wallen's mirror was cracked in the process. Officers reported a large pile of snow and vehicles parked along the street caused traffic to be traveling closer to the center line than usual, making it difficult to navigate the street.
Elizabeth A. Smith, 41, Sprucevale Road, was cited Wednesday for improper backing after she reportedly struck a parked truck owned by Dairyland and driven by Jana Springer, New Cumberland, W.Va. then left the scene in the Hot Dog Shoppe parking lot. Springer was able to provide a description and license plate number to officers.
Officials of Heritage/WTI reported a vehicle crashed through the main gate, turned around in the most eastern lot then fled the scene, crashing the gate again on the way out. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
Responding to an alarm at the Sparkle Market on Pennsylvania Avenue, officers found a delivery door open but nothing disturbed inside. A keyholder came and secured the building.
Officers accompanied a mother to Azalea Avenue to pick up her child from its father, who had reportedly picked the child up in Liverpool Township. The mother told officers the child was not supposed to be in his father's care but could not produce paperwork confirming that.
Cheryl Hinton reported two men were removing doors from her business on St. Clair Avenue. Officers found two employees of Tri-State Glass who said they had been hired by the former tenants of the Mulberry Grill to remove two rear glass doors they had purchased while renting the cafe and replace them with the original steel doors. Hinton was advised this was a civil issue and she should contact her attorney.