Police beat

Clintonville: Kenworth Road man witnesses home break-in

Two men were arrested May 31 after a Kenworth Road resident reported he saw them breaking into his home.

The two suspects were taken into custody, according to reports, on charges of breaking and entering as well as criminal damaging.

The homeowner estimated the damage to the side door of his house at $200.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* What was described as a "mysterious cash disappearance" that took place between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 12 at an Indianola Avenue bank branch was reported to police 5:20 p.m. May 28. "It is unknown how the mysterious cash disappearance occurred," police reports said. "An internal bank investigation has been conducted and is available for review. No suspect has been identified." The amount of cash missing was listed as $1,737.

* A $400 bicycle was reported stolen from a garage on Tibet Road at 3:54 p.m. May 29. The victim said the bike was placed in the garage May 22, but most likely was stolen between midnight and 6 a.m. May 23.

* Windows at Crestview Presbyterian Church, 230 E. Tulane Road, were found damaged at 9:30 a.m. May 28. The individual who reported the vandalism could not say when the incident had taken place.

* A home on East Kanawha Avenue was burglarized between 10 a.m. and 5:05 p.m. May 31. The victim said numerous items, including a television, a laptop computer and a camera, were stolen. Savings bonds worth $1,000 also were stolen, reports said. Damage to the home's front door was estimated at $250.

* Someone wielding a piece of concrete smashed the window of a basement apartment on Broadmeadows Boulevard between 2 and 2:45 p.m. May 28 and made off with various items from the residence, according to reports. Among the stolen goods are a $200 television, a $250 video-game console and $100 worth of video games. Damage to the window was estimated at $200.