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Neighborhood Watch: Is your car safe?
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Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments.

BREAK-IN: An unknown suspect was reported to have broken into a vehicle parked outside of Toys R Us in Alpharetta May 25 by punching under the driver’s side door. A Macbook, an iPad and an American Girl doll were reported stolen from the 2011 GMC Yukon.

GOT A SPARE?: Sometime between May 24 at 10:30 p.m. and May 25 at 12:45 p.m. an unknown suspect was reported to have stolen the spare tire from the back of a 2005 Jeep Liberty parked on Jameson Pass in Alpharetta. The victim told police the spare tire she had on the vehicle was taken and it was replaced with a damaged tire.

CHASING KIDS: Alpharetta police responded to A-Tow on North Fulton Industrial Boulevard. May 26 in response to a report of juveniles entering cars in the lot. An officer gave chase following one juvenile and ended up catching the suspect in the parking lot at the nearby Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. A K-9 officer and a stun gun were deployed in an attempt to apprehend another juvenile but that suspect escaped along with two others. Police were able to locate another one of the juveniles soon afterwards.

WHERE’S MY CAR?: Sometime between 11 p.m. May 28 and 7 a.m. May 29 an unknown suspect was reported to have stolen a blue 1989 Chevrolet Caprice parked on Cannonero Drive in Alpharetta. The vehicle has a wood panel stripe on each side and 18-inch chrome rims.

BOAT BURGLARY: Roswell police were dispatched to an address on Hembree Road May 16 in response to a burglary. The complainant reported someone broke into the home sometime within the past three days by smashing the sliding glass door at the rear of the house. According to the police report, the suspect also stole a boat from the rear of the property.

ANGRY EX: Roswell police were dispatched to Raintree Drive May 19 in regards to a report of a suspect trying to break down the door to an apartment. Though the suspect tried to run when police arrived, officers were able to track him down using a K-9 unit. The suspect’s ex-girlfriend had been inside the apartment at the time of the incident with another man — the resident of the apartment. According to the ex-girlfriend, she and the suspect broke up two weeks ago but she told police the suspect is a very jealous man. Three back windows of the resident’s vehicle were found smashed.

INSIDE JOB: An employee from Kohl’s on Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell was arrested May 19 on charges of shoplifting. The store’s district manager told police surveillance video showed the employee leaving the store with unpaid merchandise and that the incidents had been going on since January. The employee allegedly admitted to stealing merchandise three times a month since January.

RANSACKED: Roswell police responded to an apartment on Belcourt Parkway May 22 in regards to a burglary report. The victims told police when they returned home that day around 6:45 p.m., the front door was unsecured and the apartment had been ransacked. The victims reported some cash and two pieces of jewelry had been stolen.

The names and charges above are from area arrest warrants and crime reports. A warrant is merely an accusation of a crime, and accused people are innocent until proven guilty.

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