Casey Reynolds reported her son was struck by a BB pellet while sled riding down the hill behind the Eagles at 2:16 p.m. Sunday. Police spoke with the father of one of the boys believed involved and then with the boy, who admitted he and another youth were shooting BB guns at the sled riders. The other parent was contacted, the BB guns were confiscated, and the report will be forwarded to county juvenile court.
A clerk at Smith Oil reported someone in a brown van drove off without paying for $39 in gas at 11 a.m. Monday.
Becky Pezzano reported Monday someone other than a tenant was throwing their trash in the dumpster she has at a rental property. Pezzano found an item of trash with the name and address of Robert White, North Jefferson Street, who police called and left a message with.
Ed Musguire, Sherman Street, reported Monday someone stolen three stainless steel LED lights from his lawn.
Candis Davis, Saltwell Road, reported Monday she was purchasing a TV through a TV store in the county. When she went to make arrangements to have the TV delivered, the store owner said he changed his mind and then began calling her names.
Lucille Drummond, West Spruce Street, reported Monday her sewer had backed up in her basement, and the utilities department was advised.
Ray Perrino of Willowbrook Sand & Gravel reported Wednesday a business trailer on his property was broken into again. Chief Mike Abraham responded and determined the office desk had been ransacked but nothing had been stolen because there was no money in it.
Wendy Morgan reported Wednesday the crosswalk buttons at the downtown intersections are not working correctly.
An alarm went off at Cherished Children's on West Lincoln Way at 4:08 a.m. Thursday, and Sgt. John Hancock found the front door open. Hancock checked the building and everything appeared to be fine. Meanwhile, the key holder arrived to secure the building.
Matthew McIntosh, 29, East Lincoln Way, was charged Thursday with petty theft for shoplifting three candy bars from Smith Oil after being caught by a clerk putting them in his coat pocket. McIntosh was charged after admitted taking the candy bars, saying he lacked the money to pay for them.