The Richmond Register


November 21, 2012

RPD makes speedy arrests in Hastings parking lot robbery



Burglary reported on Race Street

A resident in the 1200 block of Race Street reported Saturday that her home was broken into in the late afternoon to evening hours. Items reported missing were a black Dell Inspiron laptop computer along with 30 DVDs. Entry was gained by breaking a rear window, according to the RPD. The estimated loss is $750.

Man charged with concealing weapon, receiving stolen property

A Berea man was charged Saturday by Richmond police with receiving stolen property and carrying a concealed weapon.

An RPD officer was called to assist a Kentucky State Police trooper at 5:38 p.m. in the 200 block of North Estill Avenue. When the officer arrived, he met with the trooper, 25-year-old Dustin Rose and another person, according to a news release.

The other person had recently reported the theft of a spot welder and car parts. The missing items, valued at $1,000, were at the scene, and the person identified them as his property.

Rose was detained, and officers reportedly found a .25 caliber handgun in his pocket.

Rose was charged with receiving stolen property (more than $500) and carrying a concealed weapon.

Other burglaries:

• A resident in the 1000 block of Heathcliff Drive reported Nov. 13 that her home had been broken into the previous day and numerous items were stolen. Entry was gained by forcing open a rear window, according to the RPD. Stolen items included several pairs of earrings, pins, necklaces, bracelets and watches along with gold dollar coins, silver dollar and Kennedy half dollars.

2012 Nissan Sentra reported stolen

A resident in the 200 block of South Porter Drive reported Sunday that her red 2012 Nissan Sentra, with Kentucky license plate 711-NNH, was stolen from her apartment building’s parking lot during the previous day. The car is worth $19,000.

Tools stolen on Prewitt Drive

A resident in the 100 block of Prewitt Drive reported Sunday that several tools, worth $500, had been stolen from an unlocked tool box in the bed of his pickup truck during the night. The missing items were a Dewalt 18-volt drill, three Dewalt accessory boxes containing drill bits, screwdrivers, etc., a bucket of miscellaneous hand tools, two tool belts with tools, including electrical testers and three extension cords on reels.  

Other thefts:

• A Walmart customer told police Saturday that her purse was stolen from her shopping cart while she was in the checkout lane during the late evening. The Old Navy tote-bag-style purse had black-and-brown zebra stripes and contained a silver-colored wallet, $3, a black Samsung Glider AT&T cellular telephone, a My Little Pony toy horse, a personal checkbook, a Visa card and various personal identification documents.

• A resident in the Spurlin Motor Home Park reported Thursday that a black tool belt and several small hand tools, worth $200, were stolen from his unlocked vehicle during the night.

• A complainant told police Nov. 13 that his black Gary Fisher men’s 27-speed bicycle was stolen from the rear of the Bypass Animal Clinic, 1401 Lexington Road, sometime in mid-October. The bicycle is worth $600.

Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.

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