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May 7, 2013

Man pleads guilty to bail jumping, doesn’t show up for sentencing

RICHMOND — A man who failed to show up for his sentencing on a bail-jumping charge was arrested Friday and served with several warrants, Richmond police report.

Shawn W. Noe, 27, Robbinsville Loop, was charged with failure to appear in that case, and he also was served an indictment warrant for another set of first-degree bail jumping and first-degree persistent felony offender charges.

A Madison grand jury indicted Noe in June 2012 on the first set of bail-jumping charges, and he was released on bail at arraignment, according to an RPD report.

Noe pleaded guilty Aug. 13 to bail jumping and the PFO charge was dismissed.

He was scheduled for sentencing Jan. 10, but he did not appear. A bench warrant was issued for his arrest, the RPD reported.

Shortly after Noe failed to appear for his sentencing, he was again indicted on charges for bail jumping and first-degree persistent felony offender.

Officers found Noe on Friday at the Red Roof Inn, and he was taken into custody.

A woman with him also was arrested on the strength of a failure-to-appear warrant from Madison District Court. She additionally faces a misdemeanor charge of third-degree possession of a controlled substance because police reported finding half a Xanax pill in her purse.

Walmart worker charged with stealing thousands

A former Walmart employee is charged with stealing nearly $10,000 from her employer.

Wilma Whittamore, 45, of Keri Ann Drive was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft by unlawful taking (over $500).

Walmart managers told police last week that between October 2011 and April 2013, Whittamore had stolen in excess of $7,500 in cash from the store, according to a Richmond police report.

The total amount taken is believed to be between $7,500 and $10,000.

Exterior air unit stolen from Parks building

A representative of Richmond Parks & Recreation reported Friday that the exterior Lennox air conditioning unit had been stolen from the rear of the department’s North Second Street building some time during the previous day.

The unit is worth $3,500.

Burglary reported on Glyndon Avenue

A relative of a resident in the 300 block of Glyndon Avenue reported Tuesday that the home had been broken into during the previous day. A Samsung 46-inch LED television had been stolen.

Entry was gained by forcing open a side door, according to the RPD.

Other burglaries:

• A resident in the 900 block of Cobble Drive reported Saturday that a Matthews Switchback compound bow with an HHA sight and five arrows contained in a camouflage case had been stolen from his garage some time during the previous four days.

Estimated loss was $75.

• The manager of Richmond Car and Truck Center, Atwood Drive, reported Sunday that the detail garage of the business had been burglarized overnight and a black-and-blue Mytee HP60 automotive detail extractor was stolen.

Entry was gained by breaking a window to the garage. The extractor is worth $1,500.

iPod stolen from parked vehicle

A resident in the 800 block of Rock Way reported that a silver iPod, worth $100, and $4 in change was stolen from his parked vehicle during the night. There were no signs of forced entry.

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

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