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January 15, 2014

Police, sheriff's department reports

Following are reports of recent activities released by the Weatherford Police Department and Parker County Sheriff’s Department:

WEATHERFORD PD

Home burglary

Weatherford police investigated a reported home burglary that occurred between 11 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of East Fourth Street. The residents said they returned home to find the front door kicked in and several jewelry boxes containing costume jewelry and a laptop missing, at a combined loss of $650.

Criminal mischief

A call responding to an alarm around 4 a.m. Wednesday at a business in the 1700 block of Fort Worth Highway led to the discovery of a broken window at a business at an estimated loss of $500.

Intrusion attempt

On Monday about 5:10 a.m., Weatherford police were called to the 700 block of Red Oak Lane in regards to a reported prowler behind a residence. Arriving police said no prowler was found, however, officers did find where someone burglarized a storage shed at the rear of the residence and attempted to force entry into the back door of the house.

Two purses were recovered at the scene and returned to the owner. Officers noted damage to a window pane and a deadbolt lock,  damaged when the suspect attempted to jimmy open the door using a piece of metal.

Building burglary

Weatherford police Monday morning were dispatched to the 2200 block of Tin Top Road where the complainant reported someone cut the padlock from a storage unit and went inside. No items were reported missing.

Vehicle burglaries

• An individual said his 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe was broken into sometime last weekend while it was parked in a lot in the 1900 block of Martin Street. The vehicle’s steering column was damaged.

• Police early Monday afternoon were called to the 800 block of Eureka Street where a woman said between 8 a.m. and noon that day someone entered her unlocked vehicle and stole a gate opener and a set of keys to another vehicle.

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