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Wednesday – March 20, 2024

#2024-076105/South Precinct/First Watch:

At 0408 hours, officers responded to a report of a red Dodge pickup truck that hit a building in the 300 block of south Michigan Street. Witnesses also advised that the pickup intentionally backed through the front window of the business while two other cars appeared to be waiting for the occupants of the pickup. Officers arrived and the pickup was still on scene with the motor running next to the building. Police conducted a building search, and the building was clear. The suspects used the pickup to force entry into the business, three suspects entered the building and stole products and fled into the two waiting vehicles. The building suffered severe damage from the incident. The suspects and other vehicles were not identified. The pickup was an unreported stolen at the time of the incident.

#2024-076259/North Precinct/First Watch:

Multiple callers reported threats made over the internet involving more than one school. A former student posted a picture of a gun online with vague threats. Police, school security for Roosevelt and Lincoln High Schools were notified. Initial investigation determined that this was related to a quarrel between the suspect and a current student, who is aware of the situation. School security had already investigated a previous incident between the two students and did not feel the school was threatened. Additionally, they determined the firearm posted online was a picture sourced from the internet.

#2024-076905/South Precinct/Third Watch:

At 2145 hours, officers responded to a single report of shots heard around the 7800 block of Military Rd South. Police located shell casings at that location and a second grouping a few hundred feet to the south. No victims or property damage were found.  

#2024-076946/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch:

At 2317 hours, officers responded to the 11000 block of 35 Ave Southwest to a report of a home invasion. The caller reported multiple armed suspects entered their residence. Upon arrival officers set up containment, formulated a plan and convinced the caller and his family to leave the house. Subsequent investigation determined that the caller was in crisis possibly related to drugs. A CPS referral was made. K9 responded to assist.