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Police Beat | 8/26/2010 | By Erin Sullivan

Aug. 11 (2010-376765) – 2:26 p.m.: It’s hard to know what to make of this one: Police conducted a traffic stop “using all overhead lights and siren.” Apparently they were chasing a bicyclist. (What k...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 8/19/2010 | By Erin Sullivan

Aug. 6 (2010-368472) 2:36 p.m. – A pain-pill scofflaw who passed forged prescriptions at a Walgreens months ago was finally picked up. The report says that on May 18, a pharmacist at a Walgreens was ...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 8/11/2010 | By Casey Morell

July 30 (2010-357143) 8:30 a.m. — Miscreants spray-painted “a ninja holding a rat” on a wall on Ferncreek Avenue with a caption reading, “Think! WANNA BLAB Tested,” along with a pair of eyes. Yeah, w...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 8/4/2010 | By Casey Morell

July 23 (2010-345851) 11:37 a.m. — Officer Ross and “members of the Echo/Alpha dayshift squad” (which sounds more important than it probably is) responded to an incident, wherein the victim “stated h...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 7/28/2010 | By Erin Sullivan

July 14 (2010-330887) 8:49 a.m. Copper is the new gold – at least among the burglary set. Unknown suspects stole four spools of No. 10 copper wire from the still-under-construction Edgewater High Sch...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 7/21/2010 | By Casey Morell

July 8 (2010-321896) 8:30 a.m. — A very unlucky woman learned why it’s always worth it to mend fences: If you don’t, some pervy guy might think you’re an exhibitionist. According to the police report...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 7/14/2010 | By Casey Morell

June 30 (2010-308337) 2:35 p.m. — An unknown number of suspects stole a pack of gum and a flashlight from a garage while the victim slept inside her house. How did the perp(s) get into the garage? “T...[MORE]

Savage Love

Police Beat | 7/7/2010 | By Dan Savage

My husband of eight years  confessed to wanting to watch me with another man. I asked if he meant it. He said yes. I asked if he wanted me to set it up. He said yes. I found a guy, and he agreed to a...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 7/7/2010 | By Casey Morell

June 24 (2010-297905) 3:30 p.m. — Sometime between 7 p.m. on June 23 and 3:30 p.m. on June 24, some lucky person’s dream of becoming a construction worker finally came true when he stumbled across an...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 6/30/2010 | By Jim Gaines

June 15 (2010-281105) 1:13 a.m.: Two men in latex gloves burst into a house in the 3800 block of Johnson Street and ransacked it. They shot one guy in the leg and fled before they got any icky germs....[MORE]

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Police Beat | 6/24/2010 | By Jim Gaines

June 6 (2010-265721) 4:45 a.m.: A dog lunged at police while they were looking for someone in the 10 block of Judith Lane. An officer tried to shoot the dog, but cops and canine alike escaped unscath...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 6/17/2010 | By Jim Gaines

May 30 (2010-253298) 8:22 a.m.: A guy ran out of Wal-Mart on South Goldenrod Road with two flat-screen TVs in his arms and actually got away. Go steroids. (2010-253808) 4:40 p.m.: In an apartment in...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 6/9/2010 | By Jim Gaines

May 25 (2010-243732) 1:50 a.m.: Two guys acquired a 2006 Suzuki “by use of fists”  alone, waling on a couple near Sunlite Grocery on North Parramore Avenue. Bonus swings brought them the man’s walle...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 6/3/2010 | By Jim Gaines

May 19 (2010-233979) 2:35 a.m.: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. would convict you for shouting “Fire!” in a crowded theater, but how about setting fire to an empty office in the 4400 block of East Colonial...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 5/26/2010 | By Jim Gaines

May 11 (2010-220524) 7:40 a.m.: A man was arrested at Bella Casa Apartments on Conroy Road for whacking a woman with a hammer. May 12 (2010-222468) 7 a.m.: Thieves’ efforts to get onto the roofto...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 5/19/2010 | By Jim Gaines

May 4 (2010-208933) 2 p.m.: Someone turned off the power, and thus the alarm, in a house on the 9500 block of Violet Drive. Since the residents’ electronics were now useless, the burglars considerate...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 5/12/2010 | By Jim Gaines

April 27 (2010-198959) 9 p.m.: Someone stole a .40 caliber pistol from an apartment in the 700 block of South Ohio Avenue. April 28 (2010-198303) 7:20 a.m.: A copper thief stripped appliances and t...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 5/5/2010 | By Jim Gaines

April 21 (2010-186354) 7:20 a.m.: While a man was asleep at home in the 600 block of East Harding Street, someone helped the valuable contents of his car escape the garage and jump the gate. Then the...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 4/28/2010 | By Jim Gaines

April 15 (2010-176992) 4:29 p.m.: A man robbed Chase Bank on South Kirkman Road and fled with cash in hand. Cops saw him getting into a cab, so they Chased him down. (2010-177412) 10 p.m.: A man was...[MORE]

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Police Beat | 4/21/2010 | By Jim Gaines

April 6 (2010-161581) 8:21 p.m.: Police said they stopped a man on West South Street and South Terry Avenue for a “bicycle violation,” and that he dropped some pot as he tried – unsuccessfully – to...[MORE]

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