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Owner reports business robbed

Sep. 26, 2013 @ 06:56 AM

The following information was provided by reports filed with the Barboursville Police Depart­ment.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: An employee with Adkins Con­struction in the 600 blockof Main Street reported someone forced entry into the business between Aug.30 and Sept. 16, while the owner was gone for medical issues.

The owner of the business reported $1,700 in tools and a laptop, worth $399.99, were miss­ing from the business.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPER­TY, PETIT LARCENY: A member of the Abundant Hope Baptist Church in the 800 block of Bar­bara Street reported someone brokeinto and damaged a soda vending machine, worth $2,500, between the night of Sept. 20 and the morning of Sept. 21.

The person said someone cut off two different locks to access the machine before ripping off the collection box from inside. The person said the collection box contained about $12. The person said the church leases the machine from the soda com­pa ny.

AGGRAVATED DUI: A 36-year­old Wattsburg, Pa., man was charged with aggravated driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident earlier this week.

Officers responded to a report of a vehicle accident at the inter­section of Merritts Creek Road and U.S. 60 just after 8 p.m. on Sept. 22.

One of the two involved vehi­cles fled the scene prior to offi­cers’ arrival, and officers later were able to determine that the vehicle fled north on Merritts Creek Road, struck a roadway sign before turning onto Guyan River Road, where the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree off of the roadway.

There was no information in the report indicating whether or not the parties in the other vehicle were injured in the inci­dent.

PETIT LARCENY: A student reported that her phone and $25 in cash were taken from her purse while she was working in the food court at the Memorial Student Center between 3:30 and 7 p.m. Sept. 19.

PETIT LARCENY: A student reported that his textbook was taken from a study room in Drinko Library on Sept. 15, while he went to a different floor for about 20 minutes. The book was valued at $125.

S H O PL I F TI N G: A 45-yearold Huntington woman was arrested and charged with first-offense shoplifting on the afternoon of Sept. 16 at Marshall University Bookstore. She was spotted by store employees as someone they suspected of stealing five books two days earlier. The woman was in possession of the books and admitted to the t hef t .


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