August 16, 2013
Officers responded to the 900 block of Dakota for a theft report. When officers arrived they made contact with the homeowner that stated he is in the process of remodeling the house. He had not been to the house in two weeks and when he arrived he noticed the window in the back of the house was opened along with the security gate for the back door. When he entered the home he could see holes cut in the sheetrock from where thieves took copper piping. The copper piping is valued at $500.
August 13, 2013
Officers were called to the 500 block of Lincoln for a theft that had occurred. When officers arrived they made contact with the property owner that stated he owns a scrap metal business and can monitor his property from his home. He last checked at about 2 a.m. and all was fine. When he woke up he checked his camera and they were not working. He drove to his business and observed that someone had broken into the office. The thieves kicked one door off the hinges to gain access to the room that held the DVR equipment that they took along with a pocket camera.