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updated: 10/15/2012 5:01 PM

Tri-Cities police reports

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• Christopher A. Brown, 23, of the 0-99 block of South Lincoln Avenue, was arrested at 2:24 a.m. Sept. 29 at his home, according to a police report. He was charged with battery, resisting arrest, driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to obey a yield or stop sign, and failure to obey a traffic-control device. Police say he tried to avoid arrest by walking away, then pushing away from a police officer; the police officer sustained "numerous" scrapes on a wrist and both knees, according to the report.

• Graffiti was painted on a sidewalk to the rear of the former Coultrap Elementary School, 1113 Peyton St., between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 3, police said.

• Between 9:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. 4, someone stole a brown leather wristlet out of a vehicle on the 300 block of South Third Street, police said.

• A Tom-Tom GPS device and an Escort radar detector were stolen between 7 a.m. Sept. 23 and 10 p.m. Oct. 4 out of a vehicle on the 800 block of Westfield Course.


• A porch light was broken at 4:50 a.m. Sunday on the 100 block of North Harrison Street. A resident of the house reported hearing men on the porch and seeing the light activated; someone said "Nobody move," and then the light was broken.

• Vinnedra M. Calderone, 32, of the 900 block of South Raddant Road, was charged with aggravated assault at 3:11 p.m. at her home, according to a police report.

• A plastic bag of change was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle on the 700 block of Houston Street. A resident called police at 3:27 a.m. Saturday to report seeing two men trying to open car doors. A check of the area turned up the burglarized car.

• A Garmin Nuvi GPS device was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle on the 0-99 block of North Harrison Street, it was reported at 3:27 a.m. Saturday, police said.

• Two women were charged with retail theft at 3:41 p.m. Saturday at Menards, 300 N. Randall Road. Sharon A. Brown, 50, of the 1400 block of Green Oak Trail in Aurora, and Crystal A. Handy, 39, of the 200 block of North Washington Street, Batavia, are accused of taking three automobile headlights and a tablet computer, according to a police report.

• Someone stole $578 worth of tools from Menards, 300 N. Randall Road, it was reported at 9:16 p.m. Friday, police said.

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