2011-11-23 / Public Record

Thefts, Vandalism Cases Reported

There have been several cases of thefts and attempted thefts from, and vandalism to, vehicles in the village.

Information summarized from Archbold police reports state the first case was reported at 9:53 am, Friday, Nov. 11.

Janice Carpenter, 207 West Street, reported the driver side of her vehicle was scratched sometime between Saturday, Nov. 5, and Tuesday, Nov. 8.

1:04 am, Saturday, Nov. 12: Aimee Everly, 202 North Lincoln Street, reported she heard a door slam, looked outside, and observed the dome light in her minipickup was on. She saw two subjects in dark clothes, possibly wearing hoods, walking south on North Lincoln Street. Nothing was missing from the vehicle.

10:07 am, Saturday, Nov. 12: Melissa Steusloff, rural Liberty Center, reported someone went through her vehicle while it was parked in the lot at the Archbold Family Care Home, 109 West Barre Rd. Nothing was missing.

5:14 pm, Saturday, Nov. 12: Maria Hamilton, East Gardens, reported sometime between 5 pm, Friday, Nov. 11 and 5 pm, Saturday, Nov. 12, she noticed several scratches on the passenger side of her vehicle. Damage: $75.

8:30 pm: Monday, Nov. 14: Chris T. Nisely, 400 Pleasant Street, reported at about 10:30 pm, Monday, Nov. 7, they heard the door of their pickup truck slam; $32 in cash was taken from the vehicle.

In a possibly unrelated case, Chad Everly, whose wife filed an earlier complaint that his pickup truck had been rifled through, told officers on Tuesday, Nov. 15, he had periodically observed young people walking in the neighborhood, near the Norfolk Southern tracks in the vicinity of the Toledo Edison electrical substation, usually between 1 and 3 am.

Early on the morning of Nov. 15, they observed the dome light on in their car, and there appeared to be someone inside. Nothing was taken.

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