Neighborhood Crime Watch
March 18, 2015
Counterfeit Currency; 1902 Empire Blvd; 15-042267
Walmart reports that on 3/9, two black females used $1020 in counterfeit twenty dollar bills to purchase (2) $500 gift cards and some candy. Secret Service notified and has the follow up.
Stolen Vehicle/Grand Larceny Follow Up; 1749 Empire Blvd; 15-036510
In a follow up to an incident on 2/28/15, deputies identified and been seeking suspect Brian D. Korts. Korts is known to the victim and stole multiple items, including a 2011 Honda Accord. The vehicle has since been recovered and returned to the victim, but Korts has been fleeing prosecution since the incident. A warrant for GL 3rd is being sought from Penfield Court.
Larceny from residence; 85 Willow Pond Way; 15-046127
Victim states that on 3/15 between 1500 and 1900 hours an unknown person stole $1000 in cash, a Toshiba laptop, and an IBM Think Pad from the home.
Robbery 1st/GL 4th; Empire Blvd; 15-047528
On 3/17 at around 2038 hours, two victims reported to 911 that they were robbed at gunpoint after pulling into the above location to make a phone call. Victim states that 2 teenaged white males approached the vehicle, opened the door, and pressed a handgun against the victim’s head. Victim was robbed of $200 cash. Details of the incidents continue to evolve. Major crimes is handling the follow up.
Larceny from Residence; Hickory Ridge; 15-047383
Victim is a collector of antique and rare corkscrews with a room set aside to display same. He states that at some point between 1/10/15 and 2/25/15 an unknown person removed an 1850 French ‘Dordet Patent Corkscrew’ valued at $8,000. He noted no forced entry and claimed that several people had access to the home during that time.
Grand Larceny from Residence; Neuchatel Lane; 15-046728
Victim states that at some point between 3/11 and 3/13 an unknown person stole approx. $47,000 from a location within the victim’s home. The stolen items included Gucci, Movado, and Frederique watches plus a large assortment of other high-end jewelry.