By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on September 21, 2007 1:45 PM
Windows shot out
Police report vehicles belonging to the city of Goldsboro had windows shot out with an unknown weapon. The front passenger window of a 1992 Ford Taurus had its window shattered, causing $200 in damage, city employee Marion Bradford reported. A 2000 Ford Ranger also had its back window cracked throughout and a small bullet hole, Bradford reported, causing an estimated $250 in damage.
Someone took a diamond chain worth $1,350 and $20 in cash from an unlocked car at an Indian Springs Road residence, Wayne County Sheriff's Deputy C.R. Schaeffer said. Charles Tusing of Seven Springs reported the theft occurred Tuesday morning, Schaeffer said.
Goldsboro Police Chief Tim Bell presented August crime statistics to Goldsboro City Council on Monday. The total number of major crimes -- including homicide, rape, robbery, asault, burglary, motor vehicle theft and arson -- was 332, compared to 344 in July, the chief said. Total stolen property in August was valued at $386,454. About $161,221 worth of stolen goods were recovered during the month, the chief said. Arrests totaled 388, and 923 citations were issued in August, the chief said, with a total of 95 drug-related charges. Police recorded four reports of assaults on police officers, Bell said.
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