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Northland: Cameras among $13,000 worth of items stolen

A $9,000 video camera was among $13,000 worth of items reported stolen in a burglary on Tamarack Boulevard North at 2 a.m. Aug. 20.

The 29-year-old victim said the break-in, which also resulted in the loss of a $1,200 television set, a $1,600 camera and a gaming system valued at $600, took place after 10 a.m. Aug. 10.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* Rings valued at $3,500 and a Victoria's Secret bra worth $80 were reported stolen at 3:19 p.m. Aug. 24 by a 26-year-old West Brighton Road woman who was staying at a Sinclair Road motel.

The woman said the theft took place between 10:50 a.m. and 12:14 p.m.

* A 27-year-old woman said she was assaulted in the 5600 block of Tacoma Road at 12:45 p.m. Aug. 23. The victim, who lives on Arborwood Court, refused medical attention.

* An Avalon Avenue couple reported an air compressor worth $1,799 was stolen from their residence Aug. 23 between 1:50 and 2:15 p.m.

* A piece of surveying equipment valued at $3,000 and a $700 laptop computer were reported stolen at 6:56 a.m. Aug. 21 by a resident of Tamarack Circle South.

The 53-year-old man said someone entered his apartment through an unlocked door only minutes before he discovered the items were missing.

* Damage was estimated at $700 after someone spray-painted "2015 Squad" on the back of the Horizon Science Academy building at 1070 Morse Road. The tagging, reported at 10:10 a.m. Aug. 20, took place after 5:30 p.m. Aug. 19.

* A 43-year-old Karl Road man contacted police at 11:19 a.m. Aug. 21 to say he had received "credible threats of physical harm" from someone who keeps calling him on the phone after being told to stop.

* A 30-year-old East 16th Avenue man said his $400 trench coat, $30 in cash, a money clip worth $20 and various credit cards were stolen from him at 8:20 p.m. Aug. 20 while he was in the 1600 block of Karl Court.

* A Tamarack Boulevard woman called the police at 6:29 p.m. Aug. 18 to say that someone who had been watching her children for some time had assaulted both of them.

Two days earlier, the mother said, she noticed bruises on her son's face and shoulder blade, and he named the baby sitter when asked who had struck him, according to the report. She said her youngest son had also been hit by the individual.

* A 47-year-old Shady Court woman filed a police report at 8:58 p.m. Aug. 19 after receiving more than 200 text messages and phone calls from an individual dating back to Jan. 1.

"The suspect has refused to listen to her and she will be going to the prosecutor's office to seek advice on filing charges if needed after obtaining his information," the reporting officer noted.

* A 30-year-old Belcher Court man and a Fitzroy Drive woman, 56, said they bought a car May 28 only to discover at 10:32 a.m. Aug. 18 when a report was filed that the financing paperwork had been forged.

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