Jefferson St., 2500 block, Jan. 6, 5 a.m. A woman told police that when she got home, her boyfriend punched her in the face, knocking her to the ground. He took her car keys and cell phone, jumped into her car, and fled. During a search of the area, the car was located and found; the cell phone remained missing. A warrant was obtained.
Foster Ave., 5300 block, Jan. 7, 10:45 a.m. A woman reported that while she was walking, a male suspect approached, grabbed her purse, and shoved her to the ground.
Fait Ave., 2600 block, Jan. 10, 9:30 a.m. A woman reported that while she was walking, a man walked up and said, “Give me your purse.” After a brief struggle, he took her purse and walked over to a newer model sedan, being driven by another suspect. The two suspects drove away.
Broening Hwy., 1400 block, Jan. 6, 2:02 p.m. A woman reported that he heard a knocking at her rear door. She investigated, and observed the suspect, who had punched in the glass, reach in and open the door. Some of the glass had hit her in the face. Once inside, the suspect threw a computer at her but missed and broke it. He then threw a stove grate at her, striking her in the face.
S. Robinson St., 300 block, Jan. 7, 5:30 a.m. An unknown suspect entered via an unlocked kitchen window, and stole various electronics plus a mountainbike.
N. Lakewood Ave., 500 block, Jan. 7, 7:30 a.m. A woman reported that she came home to find her front door barricaded from the inside with a chair. A male voice from inside the house said, “Hurry up!” She observed a man fleeing out the back door into an alley; a witness observed several males between 15-20 years old moving items down the alley.
S. Bouldin St., 100 block, Jan. 8, 8 a.m. A woman reported that her back door was kicked in between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. A laptop was stolen. The victim was arrested for a CDS violation; according to the report, the crime lab would not process the scene of the crime because she wasn’t there.
Kane St., 400 block, Jan. 8, 3:50 p.m. An officer responded to an alarm call, and found the front door ajar. The officer contacted the owner, who reported only a laptop missing.
Jefferson St., 2700 block, Jan. 9, 7:30 a.m. An unknown suspect broke in via the front basement window, stole a laptop, and fled through the front door.
E. Baltimore St., 3400 block, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m. A woman said said that while she was home asleep, someone broke in the front door and took a set of keys and a key pad.
Eastern Ave., 2700 block, Jan. 10 12 p.m. An unknown person entered the dwelling, removed various items, and fled.
N. Port St., 200 block, Jan. 10, 10:30 p.m. A man reported that while he was sleeping, a person came in through the unlocked front door, took various electronics, and fled.
N. Kenwood Ave., 200 block, Jan. 11, 8:30 a.m. A woman reported that while she was out, someone went into her home and took various electronics. There were no signs of forced entry.
Herring Ct., 200 block, Jan. 6, 7:50 a.m. A man reported that the suspect wanted to come into his home and drink beer, and he said, “no.” The suspect then sprayed him with pepper spray and fled. A warrant was issued.
E. Fayette St., 2900 block, Jan. 6, 12:30 p.m. A man told police that while he was waiting for the bus, he noticed another man. The man placed a stun gun to his neck and discharged it. The victim fled and called police.
Herring Ct., 200 block, Jan. 8, 1:50 a.m. A woman reported that while standing in her doorway and talking on the phone, a man came up to her and stabbed her with a box cutter knife and fled.
Tolna St., 500 block, Jan. 10 4 p.m. A young teenager told an adult that her stepmother had hit her 24 times with a belt. She was taken to the hospital; the injuries were consistent with a belt. Suspects were arrested.
S. Conkling St., 100 block, Jan. 11, 12:07 p.m. A woman reported that while she was walking, a suspect came up behind her, put her in a choke-hold, and stated “Don’t move; don’t say anything, or I’ll shoot you.” He had one hand in his pocket. The victim screamed; the suspect fled. The victim later identified the suspect, who was arrested by police.
N. Haven St., 100 block, Jan. 11, 10:36 p.m. A man told police he was arguing with his wife, who then picked up a knife and stabbed him in the shoulder. She was arrested.
N. Ellwood Ave., 300 block, Jan. 12, 4:15 p.m. A man said that after a verbal argument, a woman hit him in the face and chest with a broom handle. She was arrested.
S. Eaton St., 100 block, Jan. 12, 5:55 p.m. A man told police that his angry neighbor threw a knife at him, missed, and then hit his back door with a baseball bat. She was arrested.