Police roundup: Guest cleans out hotel room, Bible and all

(Daniel Lobo/Flickr Commons)
(Daniel Lobo/Flickr Commons)

Bible thief

Employees of a west side hotel report that some guests didn’t leave much in the room they were staying in.

The Courtyard by Marriott at 2350 Westbelt Drive reported Thursday afternoon that someone took pictures, towels, bed linens, pillows, a coffee pot, an iron, a Pack N Play and trash cans.

The hotel’s copy of the Bible and Book of Mormon were also reported stolen.

Lexus on blocks

A woman left her Lexus with an east side body shop and came back to find it up on cinder blocks.

It happened at a body shop at 5711 Scarborough Blvd. sometime late Wednesday night or Thursday morning. The victim reported that rims and tires worth an estimated $3,000 were taken from her 2007 Lexus ES350.

Punching with scissors

A man reported being assaulted Thursday evening over a pair of scissors. It happened at a home on the 1300 block of Sullivant Avenue.

The victim told police the suspect was upset over a pair of scissors that he borrowed and did not return. The victim said he was punched twice in the side of the head.

Bad ride

A woman tells police that a ride home led to her getting robbed. It happened just before noon Thursday near Brandy Drive and Refugee Road.

The victim told police that after she dropped one of the suspects off at an apartment, a second suspect appeared and demanded her money. A wallet and $4 in cash was taken from the center console.

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