From Evansville Police Department Incident Reports - March 8, 2012
ALL SUSPECTS ARE INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW
Delaware Grade School Victim of Bomb Threats at 2505 Stringtown Rd Evansville, IN between 03:24 03/08/2012 and 03:25 03/08/2012.
"Dispatch received a phone call from the pay phone at the Edco Station at 2525 Stringtown at 0345. The caller appeared to be an adult male that said, 'there were two bombs at Delaware School that were going to go off at 8am.' The caller then hung up. Officer arrived in the area and checked for anyone walking or in a vehicle but no one was located. Crime Scene T. Lincoln was called to the scene to attempt to get fingerprints from the pay phone. The owner of the Edco was called to come out so the video cameras could be checked. The video was checked by Mason and Lincoln from 0318 to 0330. The view would show anyone approaching from west or north. The video showed no one nor any vehicles approaching the store. Officer had dispatch call Gerald Summers of EVSC to inform him of the incident. Summers advised he'll call the right EVSC people and they'll do a sweep through the building first thing in the morning. Officers checked the perimeter of the building. Nothing suspicious was located."
Walmart N Burkhardt, Store #1263 Victim of Theft-shoplifting/conversion at 401 N Burkhardt Rd Evansville, IN between 14:20 03/08/2012 and 14:26 03/08/2012.
"The two reporters are loss prevention officers at Walmart East 401 N. Burkhardt Rd. The offender is an adult female. The offender was observed by loss prevention concealing 4 packs of trading cards in her pants and sweat shirt pocket. The total value of the theft was $29.91. The offender was observed looking around suspiciously. The offender walked past all points of sale and exited Walmart on the west doors. Loss prevention stopped the offender in the parking lot and recovered the stolen merchandise. I, Officer W. Arbaugh, arrived on scene. I read the offender Miranda Warning. The offender stated that she would answer questions and understood her rights. The offender admitted to concealing the trading cards in her clothing and exiting the store. The offender said the she did not have any money and wanted to steal the trading cards for a friend. The offender admitted that it was not an accident and that she deliberately walked past all points of sale without purchasing the trading cards. The offender said, 'I was stealing but I was doing it for a good reason and because I am broke.' The offender then said she was stealing the cards as a gift for a friend and that when she was concealing them that she did not think she would get caught. The offender does not have any prior theft arrests or citations. The offender was cited and released with a court date."
Sears Washington Square Victim of Theft-shoplifting/conversion at 1100 S Green River Rd Evansville, IN between 15:50 03/08/2012 and 15:50 03/08/2012.
"The two listed reporters with Loss Prevention of Sears 1100 S Green River Rd advised of a white female committing theft. The adult female offender was witnessed by both loss prevention reporters and on surveillance concealing six items. The six items were 5 women tops and 1 pair of women shoes. The six items were worth $209.99 in the womens clothing department. The merchandise was concealed in her large black purse. The offender walked throughout the store for about 10 minutes with the merchandise fully concealed. The offender then walked past all points of sale int the east parking lot, exiting through the hardware department. The merchandise was recovered to the store after she was approached by loss prevention. The offender was read Miranda warning by I, Officer W Arbaugh. The offender admitted freely that she did conceal each piece of merchandise in her purse and that she did commit theft. The offender was crying and said she had a bad lapse of judgment. The offender said, 'I am guilty all the way and was trying to steal the clothes.' The victim further advised that it was not an accident in anyway. The victim then stated that her husband was going to be very ashamed of her actions. The 51 year old offender did not have any previous theft arrests or convictions. The offender was cited and given a court date."
Walmart S Red Bank, Store #1341 Victim of Theft-shoplifting Theft-other >200 at 335 S Red Bank Rd Evansville, IN between 17:17 03/08/2012 and 17:45 03/08/2012.
"The listed offender was suspected of stealing over $600 worth of merchandise from Walmart (335 S Red Bank Rd). The suspect fled the scene on foot shortly after being stopped by loss prevention personnel. Walmart did get their merchandise back. The suspect initially could not be located by officers. The suspect was identified ... and later arrested at his home."