Lost Phone Turns Into Larceny
Misplaced phone is being investigated as a crime.
A man told police that he misplaced his phone at Ruby Tuesday's on Plank Road on July 6 and someone made it seem like they were going to return it but never showed up for the swap. Now it's a larceny investigation.
Fredericksburg Police logs state that the victim reported the incident at 8 p.m. Later that evening, an unknown male used the phone to call one of the victim's friends to set up a swap. But when the friend went to retrieve the phone, the man who called him could not be found. Police are investigating the incident.
The following come from Monday's police log:
5 a.m., July 6 W.E. Klotz, 1127 Summit St.—The owner reported that the window to his vehicle had been broken out and copper wiring had been stolen from the interior of the vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
At about noon on July 7 in the 1000 of block Dorthea Ct.,—The victim reported that she noticed several change jars and various pieces of jewelry were missing from the residence. There are no signs of forced entry. The investigation is ongoing.
At about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday at Quaker Steak and Lube, 1300 Central Park Blvd.— The victim reported that the front bumper to his vehicle had been stolen while it was in the parking lot.
At about 8 a.m. July 6 at Richard Johnston Inn, 711 Caroline St.—The victim reported that someone slashed the soft convertible top to her vehicle while it was parked behind the business. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
At about 11:30 p.m. on July 7 at Home Team Grill, 1109 Jefferson Davis Hwy.—An employee reported that the front sliding glass door had been pried open and was slightly ajar. Nothing appeared to be missing from the interior of the business. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
At about 1:30 a.m. July 7 at TGI Fridays, 1160 Carl D. Silver Pkwy.— The manager reported that three males left the restaurant without paying their bill after ordering liquor from the bar. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Hit and Run
At about 5 p.m. July 6 at Wal-Mart, 1800 Carl D. Silver Pkwy.— The victim reported that his vehicle had been struck and damaged while in the parking lot. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
At about 2 a.m. Sunday at Greenbrier Shopping Center, 2000 Plank Rd.— The victim reported that while she travelling parallel to the businesses, a grey Volkswagen struck her vehicle in a t-bone manner, quickly backed up and left the scene. No suspects or witnesses at this time.