Police News: September 30 - October 7, 2020

Suspicious Occurrence


On October 1, 2020 the Rolling Hills United Methodist Church reported an unknown unauthorized person entered their kitchen and cooked a turkey that was in the food pantry. 


DUI


On October 2, 2020 a non-resident was arrested for DUI resulting from a traffic stop for several equipment violations and a suspended vehicle registration.


Warrant


On October 4, 2020 a non-resident was arrested on a parole violation bench warrant resulting from a traffic stop for a suspended driver’s license.


Theft


On October 4, 2020 a resident reported his American flag and flagpole were stolen from his residence on Williams Dr.  Anyone with information should contact Ofc. Dalton at tdalton@bedminsterpd.com


Theft


On October 5, 2020 a resident reported theft of a delivered package from his porch on Allem Ln.  The contents of the package were removed then placed back on the porch.  Anyone with information should contact Ofc. Virnelson at nvirnelson@bedminsterpd.com.


Theft


On October 5, 2020 a resident reported theft of a political sign from Kern Dr.  Anyone with information should contact Ofc. Chonko at dchonko@bedminsterpd.com


Theft


On October 5, 2020 a resident reported theft of a political sign from Log Cabin Rd.  Anyone with information should contact Ofc. Chonko at dchonko@bedminsterpd.com


DUI


On October 6, 2020 a non-resident was arrested for DUI resulting from a traffic stop after they parked their vehicle in the middle of the roadway blocking the lanes of travel.


Threats/Domestic Incident


On October 6, 2020 a non-resident was arrested on domestic violence charges stemming from a continuing course of threats, stalking, and harassment towards the victim.


Identify Theft


On October 7, 2020 a resident was a victim of identity theft after receiving a fraudulent phone call from an unknown person claiming to be from the US Marshals Service.  This person claimed to have found their social security card inside a vehicle in New Mexico which also contained a large amount of narcotics.  This person requested the victim’s social security number to verify that it was their card. 


Fraud


On October 7, 2020, a resident was victim of fraud after an unknown person obtained a credit card in the victim name.  Fraudulent purchases were made totaling about $2,400.