GANT Police Blotter

Sandy Township

  • On Monday police were contacted after someone reportedly attempted to remove the catalytic converter from a man’s truck while it was parked at Miller Brothers Furniture on Slab Run Road.
  • On Monday police were contacted by a Petco manager who alleged that an employee had taken more than $500 from the store via fraudulent returns. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
  • Police received a report about a phone scam on Monday. According to police, a 75-year-old Kilmer Road man received a call from someone claiming to be with Microsoft and requesting bank account information for a past-due balance. However, he recognized the call as a scam and hung up.
  • On Monday a 35-year-old Hanes Drive woman called police when her 16-year-old daughter began being disrespectful and was acting out. Officers handled the situation without incident.
  • Police received a report about an online scam on Tuesday. According to police, a Pacific Avenue man sold a smoker to someone through Craigs List; however, he received a check over the amount of sale, was instructed to cash it and return the excess funds. When the check didn’t clear, he was asked to wire $1,600, which he did, so another check could be sent. Afterwards, police say the man realized it was a scam.
  • Police received a report about a domestic disturbance Wednesday in Treasure Lake. Upon arrival at the Smuggles Road residence, a male told police that a female would not let him use the restroom and leave the door open.  Officers handled the situation without incident.
  • On Thursday police received several reports about a nude male walking down Oklahoma Salem Road and waving at cars. However, officers were unable to locate the man.
  • On Thursday police were contacted by a Greenwood Cemetery Road resident who reported that their garbage cans were damaged and thrown into their driveway.
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