September 18, 2014
Burglary Norway Spruce Cr# 14-176889
Victim reports that between 08/23/14 and 09/12/14, an unknown suspect entered her apartment and stole (2) gold rings. Victim states that she was on vacation during the above timeframe and when she went to retrieve a ring from her bedroom, she discovered that the rings were missing. There was no forced entry to the apartment and nothing else was disturbed.
Burglary Chili Ave. Cr# 14-156519
On 08/13/14 at 2150 hrs a passing motorist saw a M/W juvenile riding a commercial floor cleaner through the parking lot of the above location. When the motorist stopped, the male jumped of off the floor cleaner and ran into the woods. Deputies responded and it was learned that the floor cleaner was taken from the Chestnut Ridge Elementary School. School officials responded and advised that the floor cleaner was parked in a kitchen hallway inside of the school. The school was cleared with K9 and school officials advised that several school laptops were also stolen.
UPDATE: On 09/16/14, Inv. Zimmerman arrested Steven Battoglia and (2) juveniles for the crime. During the investigation into the incident, C-Zone 3rd Platoon and Inv. Zimmerman identified the trio as suspects in the case. Inv. Zimmerman conducted interviews of each suspect and was able to obtain confessions to the crime. The property stolen from the school was also recovered during the investigation. The juvenile suspects were released on APTs and (S) Battoglia was arraigned at Chili Court and ROR’d.
Grand Larceny W. Ridge Rd. Cr# 14-178583
Lakeland Equipment reports that between 09/13/14 and 09/15/14, an unknown suspect stole a John Deere zero-turn mower that was parked in front of the location. The unit was displayed for sale in the front parking lot and was secured with a security cable, which was found cut in half.
Burglary 2nd, GL 3rd, Parma Center Cr# 14-175518
Sometime on 09/10/14 between 0830 hours and 1530 hours unknown suspects entered the secluded house by going through a sliding door and prying an interior door. Suspects stole a Remington 12 ga 870 shotgun, 52” flat screen tv, 42” tv, stereo, DVD player and a computer. Vehicle tracks were observed in the front yard backing up to the front porch. Unknown if related but a neighbor observed a white Dodge 4DSD pull into the driveway in the late morning and leave sometime later.
Burglary 3rd, Grand Larceny 4th West Ridge Road Cr# 14-175892
Victim reports that sometime between 09/10/14 (2330) and 09/11/14 (0500) an unknown suspect entered his unlocked shed and stole Craftsman Impact Wrenches, a Craftsman socket set, a Craftsman Router, a Craftsman circular saw, and a Craftsman Sawsall. The total value of tools taken was given as $1099. A Neighborhood canvass and technician work was completed.
Burglary Rollling Meadows Cr# 14-177539
Victim reports that on 09/13/14 between 0100hrs and 0930hrs, an unknown suspect entered his unlocked attached garage and stole property. Victim reports that the man door to the garage was unlocked and when he went into the garage in the morning, he discovered several drawers out of place. Taken from the garage were a Dewalt hand buffer and a Kobalt hedge trimmer.
Burglary Hilton Parma Corners Rd. Cr# 14-178176
Victim reports that between 09/12/14 and 09/14/14, an unknown suspect pried open the rear door to his house. Victim states that he was at his campsite during the timeframe and when he returned home, he discovered the damage to his rear door. At the time of the report, the victim did not find anything that appeared to be missing.
CPFI Fourth Section Rd. Cr# 14-176998
On 09/12/14, a M/B suspect entered M&T Bank and presented a forged check made out to “Joseph Lash” for $6,000 dollars. The suspect also had an Ohio driver’s license in the name of Joseph Lash. The teller became suspicious of the check and began to examine it closer. When the teller began to take too much time, the suspect exited the bank without the check and ID. The suspect left the area in a black colored Audi with no front plate and tinted windows. Surveillance images are forthcoming.