Editor’s note: The below is what has been reported and processed by the Paradise Valley Police Department over the last seven days. For any errors, please contact News Editor Terrance Thornton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 623-445-2774.
A vehicle burglary was reported to have occurred Sept. 28 at the 6500 block of Maverick. The owner of the car had parked his car fronting his residence the evening prior and when he returned to his car in the morning, the passenger’s front window had been broken out and his backpack and laptop was stolen.
An officer was dispatched Sept. 28 to the 6400 block of El Maro Circle in reference to a vehicle burglary at that address. The homeowner told the officer that a side door to the garage was open and that unknown suspect/s had entered his garage and stole various items from one of the cars. The burglary occurred sometime overnight.
The police responded to a burglary that occurred Sept. 28 at the 6300 block of McDonald Drive. A construction worker arrived at the home, which is under construction, and noticed the chain-link fence open and the lock removed. When the homeowner arrived, two bikes, power tools, and stereo speakers that were stored in the garage had been stolen.
An officer was dispatched to the 4700 block of Mockingbird on Sept. 28 regarding fraudulent charges on a credit card. The complainant told the officer she discovered an unauthorized charge on her credit card when she received her statement. The complainant’s credit card number was used to purchase items in Japan.
An officer responded to the 4300 block of Keim Drive Sept. 29 on a reported identity theft using a credit card. The credit card holder was contacted by a Tooltopia employee that someone placed an order using her credit card information without her permission. The name associated with the card didn’t match the number.