BPD Report

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 12, 2011

$53 gas drive-off among weekend police reports

By Rupert Howell

Instances of property damage and theft were recorded in incident reports by Batesville Police Department over the weekend.

Patrolman Jackie Profitt’s report of damage to hand rails and mail box on rental property on Court Street indicated the damage happened between 10:30 p.m., July 7 and 8 a.m. the next morning.

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Items were damaged and scattered across the yard and a single tire mark in the flower bed leading to the damaged hand rails and mail box was observed by Patrolman Proffitt according to his report that estimated cost of replacement at $500.

An apparent victim came to the Police Department Saturday, July 9 and reported that a purple Coolpix Nikon S220  camera was stolen from the back seat of her vehicle parked behind the Gaines Baker Building on the Batesville Square.

The serial number was provided for the camera estimated to cost approximately $200 and the information was entered into the National Crime Information Center.

Officer Daniel Chandler’s report of Sunday, July 10 indicated that a mother had reported her son’s “headache” rack stolen from his white 2002 GMC Sierra pickup that was parked at the parking lot near First Security Bank at Eureka and Highway 6.

According to the report the truck’s owner parked the truck at 9 p.m. and returned at 12:30 a.m. to find the tool box on his truck pushed back and the headache rack removed.

The Headache rack is described as gloss black and is valued at $200 according to Chandler’s report.

A cashier at The Junction, (formerly Maggie T’s on Highway 35 N) reported a white female had pulled up to the pump and obtained $53 worth of fuel without paying.

Patrolman Justin Maples’ report stated that the younger female  with brown hair  and blond hi-lites, a green t-shirt and blue jeans, originally entered the store and asked to pump $10 worth of gas but only had a $100 bill.

The clerk stated she could not break that big of a bill but said she already had the pump on. The young brunette then went back outside and finished pumping gas, got into the tan extended cab truck.

The tag number was obtained according to Maple’s report.