Christmas Goods and Gas Swiped: Police Blotter
Burglaries and retail theft complaints keep New Lenox police busy.
TUESDAY, DEC. 25
Christmas goodies and gas swiped
A manager at Walgreens, in the 400 block of Nelson Road, told police that a Christmas Day customer stole various items from the store without paying for them. Police are investigating the incident.
Motorist drives off without paying for $75 worth of gas
Police were called to Circle K gas station, in the 400 block of Nelson Road, in reference to a drive-off. According to the report, someone filled up the tank and drove off with $75 worth of stolen gasoline. Police are investigating the complaint.
MONDAY, DEC. 24
Criminal damage to a residence
Police say someone from the 1600 block of Grand Prairie Drive complained that vandals broke two light fixtures at the home.
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A trip to the show leaves vandals time to break car windows
Two moviegoers at AMC, in the 1300 block of W. Route 30, came out of the theater to find their vehicles had been vandalized. On Dec. 24 police received a complaint that the front window of a car was broken.
On Dec. 23, a similar complaint was filed. According the report, someone threw a rock through the rear window of the vehicle.
Police are investigating the criminal damage to property complaints.
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