Police News for July 8

July 08, 2004

Crime Stoppers seeks info on Mercer County thefts

HARRODSBURG - Mercer County Crime Stoppers reports a number of thefts from autos in various areas of Harrodsburg throughout June.

Following are the items taken, location where the vehicles were parked, and the value of the items taken:

Sony three-disc CD player, Montrose Avenue, $150; radar detector, East Office Street, $20; three CD players, Woodsland Drive, Tabler Avenue and Gaither Avenue, each valued at $100; purse, checkbook, check card, South College Street, $5; Sony digital camera and brief case, North College Street, $1,260; Pioneer CD player, Jensen 400 watt amp and 20 CDs, $750.

Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information that leads to an arrest or recovery of the property. Call (859) 733-9115.

The Crime Stoppers phone line is not recorded and does not have caller ID. Callers will be assigned a number and their name will not be revealed.

Two thefts reported to Harrodsburg police


HARRODSBURG - Robert Black, 43, of 521 Bowman St., told Harrodsburg police June 30 that he noticed on his bill that his Wal-mart card had been used to purchase more than $200 worth of merchandise at stores in Danville and Nicholasville.

Stacey Allen, 24, of 361 Swope Drive, told police that she noticed several items were missing from her vehicle, including a radar detector valued at $79, audio speakers valued at $439, a compact disk player valued at $159 and two college books valued at $212. She reported the theft June 30.

Nothing taken in attempted break-in

HARRODSBURG - Edward Harlen, 49, of 664 Belmont Circle, reported to city police June 30 that someone who knew his home was not occupied tried to get into the apartment the day before by breaking out the rear window. The person did not gain entry but caused $25 in damage to the window.

Four juveniles apprehended after break-in at school

HARRODSBURG - Four male juveniles, ages 9, 12, 13 and 14, were apprehended by city police Monday following a break-in at the concession stand at Harrodsburg High School on Sunday.

Police allege the four youths broke out the windows of the stand, entered it and took several soft drinks valued at $20.

The four were released to their parents.

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