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Robbery

An 85-year-old man was robbed in the parking garage at Layton Terrace, 9200 W. Layton Ave., at 5:55 p.m. Oct. 1. The suspect, described as a tall, heavy-set black male wearing a light blue striped shirt, approached the victim as he was walking from his car to his apartment and demanded his wallet. The suspect implied he had a weapon, but no weapon was actually seen. After stealing the victim’s wallet a purse, the suspect fled on foot.

Theft

A 2015 Chrysler 200 was reported stolen in the 3100 block of West Howard Avenue at 12:40 a.m. Sept. 27.

A wallet containing $45 and two credit cards was stolen from a purse at a residence in the 4100 block of West Loomis Road between 7:30 a.m. Sept. 27 and 7:30 a.m. Sept. 28.

Two cartons of cigarettes and a bottle of booze were stolen out of a Chevy Impala parked in back of Griddlers Café, 4160 W. Loomis Road, between 1:25 and 1:40 p.m. Sept. 29.

The exhaust was reported stolen off a motorcycle parked at Target, 4777 S. 27th St., at 10:50 a.m. Oct. 1.

A five-foot, seven-inch-tall white male with brown hair stole a plastic donation bin off the counter at Speedway, 6000 W. Layton Ave., and then ran out of the store at about 5:25 a.m. Oct. 2.

A wallet containing cash, credit and debit cards and a Garmin GPS unit were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle in the 5200 block of West Midland Drive between 6 p.m. Oct. 1 and 10 a.m. Oct. 2.

Assault

A man was taken into custody for Second Degree recklessly endangering safety for allegedly holding a gun to a woman’s head in the 3700 block of South Rivershire Drive during the evening hours of Sept. 25. The victim also told police the suspect touched her inappropriately.

OWI

A woman was taken into custody for second offense OWI after she stopped her vehicle at a green light on West Loomis and Cold Spring roads, and then pulled into the Speedway lot on West Loomis where she was found slumped over her steering wheel at about 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30. She was taken to the hospital for a blood draw.

Vandalism

A woman was taken into custody and cited for vandalism after she threw a brick through the windshield of a blue Cadillac parked on South 47th Street and West St. Francis Avenue at about 2:50 p.m. Oct. 1.

Fire

Emergency personnel responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the 4100 block of West Loomis Road found a possum nesting in the engine compartment at about 8:10 a.m. Sept. 26. The possum made a nest inside the vehicle that started on fire when the vehicle was started. The possum and its nest were safely removed and the vehicle was not damaged.

Other

A man received several citations for unlawful use of a telephone for repeatedly calling the Greenfield Police Department, 5300 W. Layton Ave., and using foul language and making threats over the phone between about 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 26.

Police responded to a residence in the 3900 block of South Prairie Hill Lane after a 911 caller reported her cat was stuck in her cabinets at 11:35 a.m. Sept. 27. After the cat was rescued by police, the caller was warned and advised about the proper use of 911.

An older white male was seen trying to steal toys out of a yard in the 4000 block of West Mangold Avenue at 8:20 a.m. Sept. 28. The suspect ran off when he was confronted by the caller’s wife, and he fled the area in a silver Pontiac.


Greenfield police assisted the fire department with five rescue calls and one fire call between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2.

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