August 19, 2009 9:42:00 AM
The following incidents were reported by the Columbus Police Department.
Entry was gained through an unlocked door. A portable GPS was reported missing from the vehicle.
The vehicle reported stolen was a pewter 2006 Chevrolet extended cab truck displaying a green John Deere tag in the front, a Florida Gators sticker on the side and a Florida decal on the back window.
Officers discovered approximately 12 of 18 Roast and Boast booths had been vandalized.
An air conditioner was reported missing from a rental property.
Entry was gained through an unlocked window. A computer was reported missing from the residence.
Upon arrival, officers were informed an 18-month-old child had been pulled from the next door neighbor''s pool and was not breathing. The 18-month-old was transported to Baptist Golden Triangle Hospital-Golden Triangle, where she died.
The complainant was riding his bicycle when a vehicle went passed and clipped him, causing him to fall off his bike. The complainant was transported to the BMH-GT emergency department, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries and then released.
n An officer was dispatched to the 600 block 18th Street North Aug. 14 in reference to burglary of a vehicle.
A complainant parked her vehicle at Columbus Community Counseling Services, located at 1001 Main Street.
While the complainant was inside the building, she looked outside and saw a male reach inside the window of her vehicle and unlock the door. A purse was taken from the vehicle.
Q commented at 8/19/2009 7:54:00 PM:
WHY in the world do people continue to leave valuables like purses, wallets, or money in plain sight in their parked vehicles?? That is just utter stupidity!
Gray commented at 8/20/2009 1:50:00 PM:
...and we want alcohol sales to increase for revenue. Crime is on the rise and we want to sell more liquor. We have a problem that selling more alcohol can't resolve. Again... just my opinion.
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