Blotter: Report: Son admits to stealing mother’s debit card

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At least one mother is probably disappointed in her son after he admitted to police that he stole her debit card on the day before Mother’s Day, according to a police report.

Police responded to the call about the stolen debit card at 10 p.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of West Prairie Street, and the mother told police that she believed that her son had taken the card and made unauthorized purchases.

Police located the son and he admitted to police he had used the debit card to buy beer and he had receipts in his pocket from the transactions, according to the report.

The man was arrested and charged with credit card abuse, according to the report.


Other reports

200 block of Inman Street — A man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for displaying a weapon in a public space on Saturday, according to a police report.

The call was received at approximately 2:10 a.m. Callers told police that the man removed a shotgun from his vehicle, according to the report.

According to the report, the man entered a large crowd of people, while pumping the shotgun.

Police arrested the man and charged him with disorderly conduct, according to the report.

200 block of West Windsor Drive — A caller reported a break-in at a nearby baseball field on Saturday and told police that more than $175 worth of merchandise was stolen, according to a police report.

According to the report, the caller also reported additional vandalism, including multiple overturned trash cans and a burned soap dispenser in the women’s restroom.

No arrests had been made at the time the report was filed and the case is still open.

— John D. Harden


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