Police Blotter: Thief Grabs 15 Pairs Of Blue Jeans At Northgate Penny's

Friday, July 19, 2013

A thief grabbed 15 pairs of blue jeans at Penny's at Northgate Mall, police said.

Security personnel said a dark-complexioned black male darted in and grabbed a stack of junior Capri-style jeans worth $434.

He was seen getting into a waiting white 1989 Ford Taurus. The tag number on the vehicle is registered to a woman who lives on Winding Lane.

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At Belk's at Northgate, Tabitha Turner was cited for shoplifting.

Police said she tried to leave after putting $181 worth of clothing and fragrances into her handbag.

She is banned from all CBL properties for a year.

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Justin Evinger said some expensive items were taken off his 1990 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck while it was parked on Brainerd Road.

The thief got his $2,200 set of chrome custom rims and tires, his $50 battery and $1,000 car stereo system.

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It was found that the air conditioner was not working at a residence on Fairview Road.

A technician from Stan's Air checked it out and found that the copper wiring had been stripped from the unit and the box was punctured while the thief tried unsuccessfully to haul off the entire unit.  

It will cost $500 to get it running again.


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