THURSDAY, DEC. 27
Car and mailbox damage
Police investigated to incidents of criminal damage to property. A resident of the 2300 block of N. Bluestone Bay complained that someone damaged his mailbox.
Another complaint was filed after someone whose car was damaged while it was parked in the lot in the 1300 block of W. Route 30.
Thieves go after snowplow blade
Police are investigating two theft complaints. A resident of the 12000 block of Old Plank Drive said someone stole a snowplow blade.
Another resident of the 600 block of Downing Road said a gas cap was stolen from his vehicle.
Three tickets issued for driving on a suspended license
Thomas Butkus, 41, of the 800 block of Winterpark, was stopped in his vehicle in the 2100 block of Calistoga Street and cited for the offense.
John Waybright, 27, Joliet, was stopped in his car at Laraway and Calistoga when police noticed he was driving without a front registration plate. A computer check revealed that he was driving on a suspended license. He was ticketed for both violations.
Alando Tucker, 28, Lockport, was stopped for a speeding violation at Route 30 and Nelson road. Police learned that he was also driving on a suspended license. He was cited and released.
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