WEST PALM BEACH POLICE
Drills, a band saw, skill saw, jigsaw and grinders were stolen from a work site in the 2600 block of Electronics Way. The burglar cut through a chain-link fence on the property to access the locked toolbox.
A woman in the 700 block of 53rd Street told police her state ID and debit card were stolen. She said she was at a store with a companion, and the items were in her purse at that time. However, when she got home she realized they were missing. She contacted her companion and asked about the ID, and the companion promised to return it to her via a mutual acquaintance. However, when the woman asked that person, he said he did not have the ID. The woman did not have much information to give police on her companion. No money was missing from her debit account, she said.
A man in the 700 block of Locust Street returned home to find the glass portion of his rear door shattered. The door was still locked, and nothing was disturbed inside the house. Blood was found on the step outside the door and on the door frame, which police believe came from the wouldbe burglar. A man’s Smith & Wesson handgun was stolen from a nightstand at his residence in the 3300 block of Broadway. The man said he did not leave his door unlocked, but there was no sign of forced entry.
A man was entertaining a male friend in his apartment in the 500 block of Cheerful Street when the friend accused him of giving him “craz y eyes.” An argument ensued, which caused the man’s dogs to start fighting. The friend hit one of the dogs on the head, then started throwing the man’s belongings around the re sidence. When hi s friend hit him on the head with a wooden stick, the man retaliated and struck him with a stick. The man told police he and his friend have never lived together but occasionally engage in intimate activities. He said the friend is homeless. Damage to the residence was estimated at $200.