Police BulletinPark check yields two arrests
A police check of a car parked after hours in Kottinger Village Park led to the arrest of two people on drug and theft charges.
Officer Jarrod Yee stopped at the park around 11:12 p.m. Feb. 26, according to a police report, which said a search of the car turned up a stolen credit card, and one of the occupants smelled of alcohol.
James Rene Negron, 27, and Shelby Marie Thompson, 20, were charged with possession of stolen property and public drunkenness. The report said methamphetamine was found on Thompson at Santa Rita Jail, and she was also charged with possession of a non-narcotic controlled substance and transporting a substance into the jail.
In two separate incidents, high-priced auto rims were stolen, according to police reports.
Rims worth an estimated $40,000 were stolen from a vehicle in the 3600 block of Old Santa Rita Road between 5 p.m. Feb. 25 and 8:14 a.m. Feb. 27. In another incident, four sets of Mercedes rims worth an estimated $40,000 apiece were taken from a vehicle in the 5800 block of Owens Drive between 9:30 p.m. Feb. 26 and 11 a.m. Feb. 27.
A laptop computer worth $1,800 and a video gaming system were stolen from a home in the 900 block of Kolln Street between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., according to a police report, which said access was gained through an unlocked rear door.
A laptop worth $400, a $120 video game system, a $40 video game and a $40 hip pack were stolen from a home in the 3100 block of Half Dome Drive on Feb. 22 between 9:45 a.m. and noon, a police report said. The front door of the home had been left unlocked.