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December 4, 2013

Thefts, burglaries reported in Berea

BEREA — Berea police are investigating these crimes reported from Nov. 26 through Sunday.


• A resident in the 200 block of Ellipse Street reported that several items were taken from her apartment. She said she left her apartment for several days while some renovations were completed. When she returned, she noticed some items were missing. Estimated loss: $2,799.

• A resident in the 200 block of Glades Road reported that several items were taken from inside the home. Estimated loss: $950.

• Officers were called to Econo Lodge in reference to a theft. The victim stated he had just checked out and left the hotel when he realized that he left his laptop computer in his room. He went back to the hotel, but his computer was gone. Estimated loss: $500.

Nov. 27

• Officers were called to Country Inn and Suites in reference to a theft. The victim reported that a moving van was stolen from the parking lot during the night. The vehicle was found later in the day by Kentucky State Police in Clay County. The contents had been removed, and the vehicle had been burned. Estimated loss is $80,979.

Nov. 26

• Officers were called to Comfort Inn in reference to a theft. Employees stated that several items were stolen from an outbuilding. Estimated loss: $1,630.

Misdemeanor arrests

Berea police made the following misdemeanor arrests from Thursday through Monday:

• Two people for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol (first offense)

• One person for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting merchandise worth $127 from Walmart

• One person for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting merchandise worth $46 from Walmart

• One person for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting merchandise worth $8 from Walmart

• One person for third-degree criminal trespass.

Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Berea Police Department at 986-8456.


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