Police reports: Wild Walmart activity, road rage, grocery store swindle, more ...Woodbury police reports for Oct. 4 to Oct. 9.
A male East Ridge High School student reported Oct. 4 that his iPod was stolen from his gym locker.
A female East Ridge High School student reported Oct. 4 that her iPod was taken from a shelf in the girls locker room.
A resident in the 3700 block of Hazel Trail reported Oct. 4 that her garage door was found open. When the woman turned on an outdoor light, the door closed. There is a possible suspect.
A Woodbury woman reported Oct. 4 that her iPhone was stoelen after being left in a classroom at Woodbury High School.
Officers responded to a road rage call Oct. 4. A woman was followed home by a male motorist who was upset with her driving. The suspect, a Woodbury man, got out of his vehicle and yelled at the woman and her husband, demanding to talk about the driving incident. The woman called police, who spoke with the Woodbury man. Police told the man the woman did not need to speak with him about the driving incident and that following people home and engaging them verbally could be criminal. The man was eventually released from the scene without charges.
Police were called Oct. 4 to Rainbow Foods, 7150 Valley Creek Plaza, for a theft by swindle report. A Woodbury woman at the store said she was approached by a man who asked her for $20 because his vehicle had run out of gas. The woman gave the man the money. A manager at the store recognized the man, saying he had been kicked out of the store the prior week for operating the same scam.
A resident reported Oct. 5 that someone rang her doorbell and ran off. A feminine hygiene product was found stuck to her door. Police did not locate any suspects.
Police were called Oct. 6 to a home in the 3000 block of Copper Oaks Trail for a suspicious activity report. A caller reported seeing two males and a female trying to climb through a window at a house there. Police caught up with the woman. She lived in the residence and had locked herself out.
A worker at Hancock Fabrics on Hudson Road reported Oct. 6 that a group of women stole a $16 purse from the store.
Police were called Oct. 6 to a home on Donegal Drive for a suspicious activity report. A person there said someone was knocking on her door and trying to get in. Police didn’t locate any suspects.
Police were called Oct. 6 to Applebee’s, 7250 Valley Creek Plaza, for a suspicious activity report. A worker there suspected a table of underage people had brought in their own alcohol to drink. Officers were met by one of the suspects, who said his friends had “dined and dashed” and that he gone in and paid for their meals. Police discussed proper behavior with the suspects.
Officers responded Oct. 8 to Walmart, 10240 Hudson Road, for an irate customer. Police learned that the man had created a scene at the store. There were unconfirmed reports of theft, soliciting prostitution and the possible grabbing a male worker’s groin. The suspect denied all the allegations and denied knowing a carful of people who left waving and yelling “bye” to him. The man was trespassed from the store.
A resident in the 8100 block of Somerset Road reported Oct. 8 that a large quantity of jewelry was missing from her home. The belongings had been missing since the spring. The woman was compiling a list of the items for police and her insurance company.
Officers responded Oct. 9 to the 1700 block of Century Circle for an assault report. A man there said his roommate had kicked down his door and chased him around the apartment. The suspect was arrested and jailed on suspicion of domestic assault.
Police were called Oct. 9 to Burger King, 1501 Weir Drive, for a theft report. Restaurant management detected a $300 shortage from the safe. Video surveillance revealed an employee taking money from the safe.