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BBs destroy windows of three apartments

An unknown suspect used a BB gun to shatter the windows of three adjacent apartments in the 500 block of Adams Lane at about 6:45 p.m. Oct. 29, Delaware police said.

Total damage was estimated at around $1,000, according to reports.

A vehicle worth $6,000 was reported stolen between 7:30 a.m. and 1:25 p.m. Oct. 27 from the 200 block of South Franklin Street, police said.

A Delaware man was arrested for shoplifting for allegedly trying to steal three DVDs worth $144 at about 11 a.m. Oct. 26 from a business in the 1300 block of Sunbury Road.

Electronics and prescription medicine were reported stolen between Oct. 8-28 from a residence in the 500 block of Jefferson Drive, police said.

Items stolen include a laptop computer, a portable videogame system, a bottle of pills, a ring worth $200 and about $180 in cash, according to reports.

A man returned to his vehicle to find that someone had slashed both driver's-side tires between 8 p.m. Oct. 25 and midnight Oct. 26 while the car was parked outside his residence in the 200 block of Curtis Street, police said.

A long bow, crossbow and several arrows were swiped between 6:30 a.m. Oct. 25 and 8:45 a.m. Oct. 28 from the porch of a residence in the first block of Estelle Street, police said.

Property worth $300 was stolen between 9 p.m. Oct. 25 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 31 from a car parked near the 200 block of Lexington Boulevard, police said.

A Delaware woman said a fence on her property was damaged between 11 p.m. Oct. 27 and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 in the 100 block of Hills-Miller Road.

A laptop computer was stolen between 8 a.m. Oct. 19 and 6:42 p.m. Oct. 26 from a residence in the 200 block of Tara Glen Drive, police said.

Property worth $100 was stolen between 8 p.m. Oct. 29 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 30 from a residence in the 400 block of East Central Avenue, reports said.

A business owner reported someone took two bottles of beer at about 1 a.m. Oct. 26 and fled from his store in the 100 block of West William Street without paying.

A suspect has been identified, according to reports.

A lottery ticket and a bottle of prescription pills were stolen between 10 p.m. Oct. 25 and 7 a.m. Oct. 26 from a car parked outside a residence in the first block of Little Street, police said.

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