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Police and court briefs

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 9:08 am

Woman tries to steal over $1,000 worth of cosmetics from a Kroger

A warrant has been issued in Superior Court for the arrest of Ashley M. Moore, 23, of the 8000 block of Wyoming Pass, on two counts of theft, both class D felonies.

According to court documents a video at a Kroger showed Moore shopping in the Kroger cosmetics department for two hours on May 26. she then pushed the cart from the liquor department out the produce entry doors passing all points of sale and making no effort to pay. She was stopped by the assistant manager outside the door, who asked her to return. She refused and attempted to leave with her over-stuffed purse, The manager made her dump the purse, which was full of Kroger merchandise. Moore then left in a gold Cadillac. The manager wrote down the plate number. The 121 items she tried to remove were valued at $1021.96.

Woman has wallet stolen from her parked car at Franke Park

A woman had her car broken into while she was running at Franke Park on Sunday evening.

According to a report from the Fort Wayne Police Department a woman had parked and locked her black Cadillac Escalade, gone for a run with friends and when she returned she found the back window smashed out. Her wallet was stolen, the only thing missing. She told the officer she had seen a white Lexus sedan circling the parking lot a few times that evening. She told the officer she had called her debit card that evening and found it had been used three times at the Meijer Store on Lima Road. Once for $413.90, once for $113.62 and once for $413.90.

Spate of burglaries

Fort Wayne Police reported the following burglaries over the past several days:

*On Friday a person who lives in the 4000 block of Bowser Avenue reported her house had been burglarized sometime that day between 5 a.m. and about 4 p.m. According to a Fort Wayne Police report, the suspects apparently came into the home through a window and stole a television, two computers, a sound system, video games and cash. A witness saw several men enter the house and leave in a pickup truck.

*Sometime between Thursday and Sunday a home in the 1000 block of Heritage Park Drive was broken into. The suspect entered through a rear door or window and stole Oxycontin, a prescription medication.

*Burglars made off with computer equipment, jewelry, shoes and a media player Sunday when they forced their way through a door into an apartment in the 2000 block of Northgate Boulevard in Canterbury Green.

*A home in the 4700 block of Arlington Park Boulevard West was burglarized sometime Friday or Saturday. According to a police report, the suspect or suspects pushed in a screen in a garage window to get into the attached house and stole computer equipment, electronic devices, a camera, debit and credit cards.

*A woman who lives in the 3400 block of McCormick Avenue reported the stove in her apartment was stolen on Friday. She told police she had been in an argument with another woman earlier and she believed that woman had taken the stove through an unlocked back door to sell it for scrap.

Man stabbed

On Friday Fort Wayne Police were called to the 2000 block of Reed Street responding to a man bleeding and stumbling north on Reed. Police found the man sitting in front of a school bleeding from his face and hip area. Police said he was extremely intoxicated and was trying to continue drinking his beer. He did not know what had happened to him. He was taken to a local hospital where it was determined he had been stabbed in the chin and hip. The victim had been robbed of his wallet, which contained $50.

Armed robberies

*Police were called to the 5000 block of St. Joe Road about 12:45 a.m. Sunday in reference to an armed robbery. The victim said he was robbed of $180 by an individual with a gun. The suspect drove off in a tan Chrysler with paper plates.

*At 8:22 p.m. Sunday an armed robbery was reported at Chapel Oaks apartment complex in the 1000 block of Buchanan Street. The victim told police he was in front of the apartment talking on a cell phone when he was struck from the side with a chrome handgun. He fell and was robbed of his cell phone and wallet. He told police the suspects were three men.

*A juvenile walking home from North Side High School after playing in the band Friday night told police he was robbed of $27 cash about 10 p.m. He said when he got to the intersection of Kentucky and Dodge avenues some male subjects approached him. One told him he had a gun and was holding something in his sweatshirt pocket. The suspect told the victim to give him all his money, and then the suspects walked off.

–News-Sentinel staff reports