Call & Post Police Blotter for the week of 7/24/13
BOB FERGUSON | 7/24/2013, midnight
Huuuum! What really happened that made Russell shoot Casper? On July 21, at 2:44 a.m., a call was received from a residence in the 800 block of South 17th. Street, reporting that a 31-year-old male, named Leslie Casper, had been shot at by a 43-year-old dude, Russell Johnson. It was stated that the two were in a violent argument when Russ went back into his house, got a gun and fired at his friendly-friend Casper, who was standing across the street, but missed. Russell, distraught and angry, returned and barricaded himself inside the house and would not answer the telephone, open the door for police nor come out. After some passionate persuasion, Casper came out on his own. All ended without anyone getting hurt. Huuuum! I wonder what all this was about?
Some knucklehead juveniles are in the bus shelter drinking booze: On July 13, at 4:56 p.m., a 911 call was received from some highly irritated RTA riders who were waiting at a bus shelter in the 3700 block of Franklin Avenue. A bunch of knucklehead teenagers were in the shelter disturbing other riders by drinking and using foul language. A car was sent to check out what these juve’s were doing
HELP! Mercedes says her O’ crazy brother is beating up his girlfriend: What in the hell is on this dumb clucks mind? On July 18, at 10:57 a.m., a woman, named Mercedes, called from the 11900 block of Griffin Avenue, and reported that her ol’ crazy brother just left and he’s walking down the street towards East 116th, beating up his girlfriend right in front of her kids. She described him as a lil’ short, dark dude wearing some red shorts. A car was sent out to see what in the hell was Shorty’s problem.
Some crack heads are burglarizing the vacant house next-door: On July 18, at 10:55 a.m., a neighbor, who is feed up with crack heads breaking into an abandoned house in the 100 block of East 124th Street, said they are in the house, they all look like they are plum up to no good and are probably stealing the plumbing and stuff. The caller said she could hear them banging and ripping out stuff. A unit was sent out to see what the clowns were up to.
Repo man from Detroit Avenue Auto Sales is having a problem: On July 18, at 10:36 a.m., a call was received from the repo man at Detroit Auto Sales, located in the 6000 block of Detroit Avenue. The dealer said the customer purchased a car, hasn’t made a single payment since he brought it and now the dealer is going to take the car back. The dealer said this booger won’t answer the phone and won’t call back to make arrangements. A car was sent out to advise the dealer that this is a civil matter and must be taken up with the court.
A bunch of thugs are shooting dice on a porch on E. 144th and Kinsman: At 5:02 p.m., on July 13, several calls were received from a number of the residents on East 144th Street, off of Kinsman, reporting that a bunch of hoodlums where on the porch of a vacant house cussin’, shooting dice and acting a fool. Enough is enough – get them the hell out of here. A car was sent to clear the thugs out before things got serious.