Register Staff Report
RICHMOND — A Tyner man was charged with indecent exposure and assaulting a police officer Saturday following a shoplifting incident at Meijer.
Kevin J. Coldiron, 39, also was charged with second-degree robbery, first-degree criminal trespassing, second-degree disorderly conduct and public intoxication.
Richmond police were called to Meijer at 4:28 p.m. after receiving a report that a shoplifting suspect had fled the store, according to the report.
An employee told the officers that a man, later identified as Coldiron, was seen in the shoe department wearing no shoes. Coldiron removed a pair of boots from a box and hid the box, the report stated.
Next, the employee said, he went to the clothing section and donned a black hoodie after removing the price tag.
Coldiron was confronted by employees near the exit. The man removed the hoodie and boots, along with his blue jeans, socks and a hat he also had stolen, according to the RPD.
Coldiron then charged one of the employees, grabbed him by the shirt and pushed him into the entrance door until the door popped open. He fled on foot wearing only boxer shorts, according to the report.
Police soon received a report that Coldiron was at a home in the 1100 block of Goggins Lane. When they arrived, they reported finding him standing in the front yard with his boxers ripped and his genitals exposed.
The officers also reported he was under the influence of an intoxicant.
“It would later be learned that Coldiron had unlawfully entered the residence where he was found and was confronted in the kitchen by the residents, who promptly escorted him and his exposed genitals from their residence,” the report stated.
After Coldiron was placed in a police cruiser, he began banging his head against the protective screen inside the vehicle, the RPD reported. The officers tried to intervene, but Coldiron allegedly kicked one of the officers in the chest twice.
“Officers were finally able to restrain and calm Coldiron before transporting him to the MCDC,” the report stated. He remained in the detention center Monday afternoon.
Burglaries & thefts
• Two residents in the 300 block of Timothy Way reported that items had been stolen from their vehicles overnight. There were no signs of forced entry into either vehicle. Reported stolen were: two Panasonic portable DVD players (from headrests) and a Garmin GPS unit. Estimated loss: $330.
• A resident in the 100 block of Alycia Drive reported that his apartment was broken into sometime the previous day and several items were stolen. Entry was gained by breaking the front door glass. Reported missing were: a black Xbox 360 with two controllers; a Bushmaster .223 caliber rifle, model XM-90, with bi-pod; a Remington 12-gauge shotgun, model 870 Express Magnum; a Ruger .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle, model 10/22; and a U.S. Marine Corps Mameluke Sword and sheath. Estimated loss: $2,975.
• A resident in the 200 block of Saint George Street reported that his truck had been broken into during the night and several tools were stolen. Entry was gained to the bed of the truck by forcing open the door to a mounted camper shell. Reported stolen were: a Porter Cable drill; a Porter Cable sawzall; Porter Cable batteries; a black and gray Super Buddy satellite meter; and a Porter Cable impact drill. Estimated loss: $1,070.