Police Blotter 6/2

Keys Left in the Door
A man called police to report a non-forced burglary at his apartment, located in the 100 block of West Roy Street, at 10:33 p.m. on May 24.
The man said he left his apartment at 3:10 p.m., stopping in the lobby to check his mail on his way out of the building.
While at his friend's house, he noticed he didn't have his apartment keys. He returned home at 10 p.m. In the lobby he noticed the faceplate of his mailbox was open. When he arrived at his apartment he found his laptop, backpack with books and a cable were all missing. There were no signs of tampering or forced entry to the front door.
The victim told police he believes that after he checked his mailbox he left his keys inserted in the mailbox keyhole. The mailbox displays the apartment number.

Attempted Burglary
Police responded to the scene of a burglary in the 4300 block of West Cramer Street at 4:30 a.m. on May 24. The homeowner woke up to the sound of her alarm going off. She walked through the house while on the phone with 911, and discovered entry to the house had been made.
The house is fairly secluded and is surrounded by bushes and trees. When officers arrived they checked the area for suspects, but were unable to find any. Police performed a fingerprint search on the window and door where the suspect entered and left.
A next-door neighbor told police she did not know anything about the burglary until the victim called her to tell her.
The victim told police she has recently had a lot of work being done on the house, by multiple people. She said she trusts her workers, and has been using them all for years. She said that the landscaping company does not always send the same people every time.
Any of these people, police suspect, would have known the layout of the property and would have known what is in the house.
Police brought a K-9 unit to the property, but decided it would not be useful.

Office Burglary
Police responded to a burglary report in the 100 block of Nickerson Street at 10:13 a.m. on May 24.
A complainant who works in an office said over the weekend somebody had stolen a Dell laptop and a set of binoculars from an employee's desk.
The event occurred sometime between 5 p.m. on May 21 and 7 a.m. on May 24. The complainant told police the offices are normally locked during the weekend, but cleaning crews leave doors open while they are cleaning. The complainant believes that sometime when a cleaning crew was cleaning, the suspect entered the office and stole the items.
There was no property damage to the office, and nothing else was taken or disturbed.

Office Burglary Redux
An employee left his workplace, located in the 100 block of Nickerson Street, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday May 21. He secured the business, locking the doors, and left for the weekend. Upon his return at 11:30 a.m. on May 23, he and a co-worker discovered the business had been broken into.
It is unknown by police how the suspect gained entry to the business.
Once inside, the suspect kicked the inner office door open.
The suspect then stole approximately $200 in loose change from a petty cash box that was hidden inside a file cabinet. A fingerprint search yielded no results.
The employees told police that there are numerous people in the building who have the master key.
The building management has changed hands in the last year. They also told police about a burglary that had previously taken place. In that burglary the suspect stole petty cash from the owner's office.

Burglary redux redux
Police responded to the scene of a reported burglary at an office building in the 1000 block of Terry Avenue at 8 a.m. on May 22. Upon arrival, police saw a shattered three-foot by three-foot window. An employee said that the suspect had shattered the window to the manager's office. It occurred between midnight and 7 a.m.
An approximately 10-pound rock was used to shatter the window. The rock was left inside the office. No other evidence was found, including fingerprints. At the time of the police report, it was not clear what, if anything, was taken.
The shattered window was valued at $200, the window screen at $20.

Stolen Bike
At 12 p.m. on May 18 a man discovered his bicycle had been stolen from the secured bicycle storage area in his condo's parking garage. The man reported the theft at 10:34 p.m. on May 21.
The condo is located in the 500 block of West Roy Street. There were no witnesses.
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