Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

February 21, 2013

Police busy with recent property crimes

Mineral Wells Index


Mineral Wells Police report several property crimes within the city over the past week.

A complainant in the 1000 block of S.E. 4th Avenue reported someone entered the residence Friday and removed a small safe containing a sum of cash, a wallet and identifying information.

The combined value of the items taken is $1,070, according to the incident report.

Another burglary was reported Friday in the 1800 block of S.E. 12th Avenue.

According to the complainant, an ex-roommate entered the residence without consent and took two video gaming consoles, a selection of jewelry and the home's electric meter.

Police reports did not include an estimated value of the missing items.

A theft report filed Friday in the 1200 block of N.W. 4th Avenue indicates a complainant at the location hired a contractor to complete roof repairs and purchased about $9,000 worth of metal for the job.

The contractor later claimed the material was stolen from an off-site storage location, police said.

A complainant in the 1200 block of N.W. 1st Avenue reported an acquaintance borrowed a guitar Friday and did not return it as per their agreement.

The guitar is valued at $600.

Someone entered a residence in the 1900 block of S.E. 11th Street through an open front door Friday, according to a complainant's report.

Police said a lockbox containing birth certificates, vehicle titles and a .40-caliber pistol were reported missing from the residence.

A complainant in the 300 block of N.W. 14th Street reported someone entered the residence and removed a variety of prescription medications Saturday.