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June 23, 2013

POLICE BLOTTER: Money theft and fake ID

Following are some of the offenses, investigations and calls for service reported by Weatherford police for the period 6 a.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday:

FAKE ID

An investigation into a woman’s complaint that money was stolen from her purse while at work in the 900 block of South Main Street led to the discovery that the suspect in the alleged theft had used fake identification to secure employment at the business. The woman said $130 was taken from her purse.

EXTRA PAY

A business owner in the 1200 block of South Main Street said over the last several months an employee has been stealing money from the business by writing herself extra checks. The amount of the alleged theft was listed at $6,300.

THEFT

Police were called to the 900 block of West Park Avenue where a man said about two weeks ago some $1,000 worth of copper was stolen from the property.

The man said another theft occurred between June 17-20. The items missing were copper wiring, truck batteries, a ladder and two game cameras.

The copper wire stolen was valued at $1,100 while the other property reported stolen totaled $1,270.

CALLS FOR SERVICE

Thursday

7:25 a.m., animal call, 800 block of Santa Fe.

8:45 a.m., major wreck, B.B. Fielder Boulevard.

11:11 a.m., assault, 100 block of East Interstate 20.

11:24 a.m., hit-and-run wreck, 2500 block of South Main Street.

12:14 p.m., scam/fraud, 100 block of Edge Hill Terrace.

1:11 p.m., minor wreck, 2000 block of South Main Street.

1:40 p.m., minor wreck, 100 block of Palo Pinto Street.

1:43 p.m., scam/fraud, 100 block of North Main Street.

2:16 p.m., theft in progress, 1700 block of Blair Street.

2:22 p.m., scam/fraud, 100 block of East I-20.

4:31 p.m., minor wreck, North Boundary Street.

5:41 p.m., hit-and-run wreck, 700 block of Adams Drive.

5:49 p.m., theft in progress, 1800 block of South Main Street.

6:53 p.m., major wreck, 1200 block of Jameson Street.

7:07 p.m., theft, 900 block of West Park Avenue.

7:50 p.m., animal call, 100 block of East I-20.

8:06 p.m., disturbance, 700 block of East Third Street.

9:13 p.m., fight, 300 block of South Alamo Street.

9:32 p.m., suspicious person, 300 block of South Alamo Street.

9:53 p.m., major wreck, 100 block of West I-20.

9:58 p.m., major wreck, 2100 block of East I-20.

10:21 p.m., theft, 100 block of East I-20.

10:59 p.m., disturbance, Fort Worth Highway.

11:14 p.m., theft in progress, 1800 block of South Main Street.

11:57 p.m., suspicious person, 700 block of Santa Fe Drive.

Friday

1:02 a.m., threats made, 1300 East Lake Drive.

1:35 a.m., disturbance, 800 block of Johnson Street.

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