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BLOTTER: June 29, 2013


Elyria police


Thursday, June 2711:43 a.m. — 400 block Oxford Ave., theft of two bicycles from a driveway.
1 p.m. — 100 block West Ave., a woman reported that someone stole electrical wiring in her basement.
7 p.m. — 300 block Seventh St., reported damage to a sliding glass window by a rock.

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Wednesday, June 265:08 p.m. — 2100 block E. 28th St., a woman reported that her unlocked apartment was burglarized after she let a man use her cell phone earlier in the day. The woman suspected that the man, described as a short, thin, dark-skinned black man in his early 20s, had burglarized the home because he had been hanging around the apartment.
Thursday, June 279:25 a.m. — 600 block E. 28th St., theft of a GPS, radio and two cell phones from a vehicle.
10:06 a.m. — 100 block W. Erie Ave., a woman was told to contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office to pursue charges against a man who she believed had hired her as a “Secret Shopper.” She told police that after she answered an advertisement on Craigslist for the job, a man wired her $970 and told her to keep $200 and send $770 via “moneygram” to another man in Colorado. The woman said, after sending the money, she received an overdraft notice from her bank regarding a hold on her account.
10:25 a.m. — 900 block Meister Road, reported damage to a window made from a BB pellet.
11 a.m. — 100 block W. Erie Ave., a man told police he had a man named “Chuck” work on his vehicle, and when it was returned, he noticed a black Beretta Cougar 9 mm that had been stored in the trunk was missing. Police were unable to locate the suspect at the address given.
12:20 p.m. — 1500 block Oberlin Ave., reported theft of a 2001 Chevy Impala.
5:15 p.m. — 100 block W. Erie Ave., a woman reported that she had been receiving phone calls from an unknown person for two years. She told police the person wouldn’t talk but would only make noises during the call.
8:30 p.m. — 1300 block Long Ave., two 16-year-olds issued summons for criminal trespass for allegedly entering a vacant home. Police said there were beer cans in the home, which smelled like marijuana, and an officer believed the home was being used by neighborhood kids for illegal activities.