A resident on the 500 block of Portage Road reported to police Saturday that sometime between Nov. 10 and 14 someone took several Amazon packages from their stoop. Among the items taken was a child’s drum set, a telescope and a 23 & Me DNA test kit.
A resident on the 2000 block of Connecticut Avenue reported to police Sunday that someone had taken a dirt bike from their locked garage between 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday. The resident said a trail camera set up in his yard captured the suspect driving off on the dirt bike. Entry was made through a window into the garage and an officer said it appeared the suspect left a hand print on a propane tank underneath the window. Detectives took over the investigation and collected evidence from the scene. The estimated loss Is $3,000.
A 24-year-old Falls woman was charged Monday night after she tried to walk out a store on the 1500 block of Military Road with a shopping cart full of items she hadn’t paid for. Store staff said the shopping cart contained $645.52 in store merchandise. The woman was released on an appearance ticket.