Two men were taken into custody on outstanding warrants after a caller reported a dispute on Wilbert Avenue. Officers spoke with Lennart Backman, 34, who said his wife had a medical emergency and went to the hospital, which must have been the noise reported. An hour later, someone called to report a man left the apartment with a gun equipped with a scope, and officers followed footprints to another apartment, where they reported finding Backman coming outside. He was placed under arrest for a warrant. Ashley Slappy, the resident, told officers he came to her home with a gun, and they recovered a .22-caliber rifle with a scope in a child's bedroom closet. It was seized and taken to the police department. Also taken into custody on a warrant was Daniel Sharp, 24.
William J. McKenzie, 23, and Kimberly A. Beatty, 20, were charged with theft after employees of Dollar General, Walnut Street, reported they took items and concealed them in their clothing. Surveillance tape showed McKenzie took a deodorant stick and Beatty a pregnancy test. Both told officers they had no money.
Richard D. Fisher, address not listed, reported telephone harassment, saying his sister-in-law had sent 78 text messages to his cell phone over a three-day period.
Penny J. Perorazio, Ellwood Street, reported two unauthorized transactions on her bank card totaling more than $1,300.
Bobbie J. Reed, Pennsylvania Avenue, reported six unauthorized charges on her bank card for just over $50.
During a traffic stop on Broadway, officers said the driver, Robert Love, 31, gave consent to search the vehicle and a gray bag containing suspected crack cocaine was found as well as an unmarked prescription medication bottle containing pills. The suspected drugs were sent for testing, and Love was cited for a turn signal violation.
Frank Delligati reported his former tenant removed a new stove and replaced it with an old one after being evicted and said they may have done the same with the refrigerator but he needed to check his inventory records to be sure.
Logan Beaver, McKinnon Avenue, reported a Playstation 3 taken from his home, where people had been present all day but had heard nothing. He found footprints leading into the basement door. The item had been rented from Aaron's in Calcutta.
Jessica Wooten reported she was walking on Fairview Street and a juvenile threatened to burn down her home.
Norma A. Glendenning, College Street, reported being assaulted by a person she knows and receiving threats from others she knows.
Rebecca Quinn and Troy Quinn, College Street, reported finding items missing from their home after two women they know had been there. Police spoke to one of the women, who said she had been home all night.
Amie S. Prager, address not listed, reported threatening calls from her ex-husband's niece.
The owner of Barto's found a bullet hole in the bottom of the front door that shattered the entire door. No bullet was recovered.
The trunk of a car owned by Mary McKinnon, Oak Street, was painted with black paint.