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Police looking for burglar who took computer, other items from Head Start

Salisbury Police are looking for someone who broke into the J.C. Price Head Start building overnight Monday and stole computer equipment and rifled through an office in the building, located at 1300 West Bank Street.

The theft was discovered by a staff member, but authorities believe it happened sometime between 7 p.m. Monday and before 6 a.m. Tuesday when it was discovered. An outside door was unlocked and an alarm was not set, said Capt. Shelia Lingle.

The thief went through the entire building, damaged an interior office door and took a computer, modem and CD player. The thief also went through cabinets in a classroom. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245 or the Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333.

In other police reports:

• The Brian Center reported Tuesday someone removed a PA speaker off the side of the wall at the facility in the 600 block of Statesville Boulevard.

• A man reported a larceny Tuesday in the 2200 block of Main Street.

• Nakevia Michelle Toomer, 28, was charged Monday with misdemeanor resist, delay, obstruct a public officer in the 800 block of Maupin Avenue and West Jake Alexander Boulevard.

• Brittany Connell Scott, 30, was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor resist, delay, obstruct a public officer; misdemeanor larceny and seond-degree trespassing in the 300 block of South Arlington Street.

In sheriff’s reports:

• A woman reported Monday someone took items from her vehicle on April 21 in the 2800 block of Airport Road.

• A woman reported Monday someone took medication from her home in the 100 block of East Street.

• A man reported Monday someone stole a laptop from his home in the 400 block of Benjamin Trot Lane.

• A man reported Monday items were taken from a building in the 200 block of Deerfield Drive, Mooresville.

• Tony A. Marlow, 35, was charged Monday with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance schedule VI in the 4700 block of West NC 152, China Grove.

• Enice Maurice Simpson, 34, was charged Monday with habitual felon in the 100 block of West Liberty Street.

• Melanie Ann Pruitt, 38, was charged Monday with habitual felon in the 200 block of North Main Street.

• Joseph Daevon Walker, 29, was charged Monday with habitual felon in the 100 block of West Liberty Street.

• Billy Jack Fleming, 22, was charged Monday with felony obtaining property by false pretenses in the 100 block of West Liberty Street.

• Christopher Wade Brown, 27, was charged Monday with felony financial transaction card take/obtain in the 100 block of West Liberty Street.

• Christopher Allen Pittman, 22, was charged Monday with misdemeanor larceny in the 800 block of South Kimmons Street, Landis.

• Justin Dakota Gummo, 19, was charged Monday with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance schedule IV in the 2500 block of Goodnight Road.

Contact reporter Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253.

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