Widower’s home burglarized day after husband’s funeral: Broadview Heights Police Blotter

Posted by Sana on 01/28/2017 in Cash Advances | Short Link

Burglary, Lenwood Drive: On Dec. 12, a Lenwood Drive woman discovered someone had burglarized her home the night before. An arriving officer talked to the woman, who said her husband had recently passed away.

The day after his funeral, the woman noticed car tires marks in her driveway and footprints to the front door, which had been forced open. Missing from the home was a coin collection, jewelry boxes, a flat screen TV, a laptop and more.

The woman said her husbands obituary had been in the paper. There are no suspects. Police are investigating.

Theft, Richard Road: On Dec. 12, police were dispatched to a Richard Road home after contractors remodeling the house discovered equipment valued at $750 was missing from an unlocked garage. Police are investigating.

Theft, Broadview Road: On Dec. 14, police were dispatched to Citizens Bank on Broadview Road regarding a possible fraud incident. Earlier a man driving a black Kia requested a cash advance on a Visa debit card.

An arriving officer ran the cars plates, which came up stolen. There were two men sitting in the car. The driver said he had a concealed carry weapon permit and had a gun inside of the car.

While searching the car, police found several Visa debit cards. It turned out the bank had a fraud alert regarding two men attempting to get cash advances using a netSpend card.

Also, another nearby Citizens bank said earlier that day the men unsuccessfully attempted to get cash advances. The driver, who said the car belonged to a friend, was arrested for receiving stolen property, improper handling of a firearm and complicity to commit a theft.

He was also cited for having a suspended license. The passenger was released.

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