From staff reports
Dealership reports theft
A Joplin car dealership has reported the theft of a used pickup truck.
Frank Fletcher Toyota, 2209 S. Range Line, reported the theft of a 2004 Toyota Tacoma. The truck was valued at $19,281.
Other recent thefts and burglaries reported to Joplin police include:
Hand tools valued at $100 and a 1965 Ford Mustang valued at $4,000 were reported stolen at 1631 S. Rex Ave. The victim was listed as Matthew A. Statley.
An inhaler, patches and various medications were reported stolen from a vehicle at 2623 W. Seventh St. The victim was listed as Donna R. Bush.
A 1998 Chevrolet pickup valued at $15,000 was reported stolen from 1631 E. Fourth St. The victim was listed as Stephen E. Smith.
A 1994 Suzuki motorcycle valued at $1,000 was reported stolen from 1402 E. Fountain Road. The victim was listed as Tim Stoner.
Compact discs valued at $50, a $200 amplifier, speakers valued at $150 and a subwoofer box valued at $100 were reported stolen from a vehicle at 2223 S. Bird Ave. The victim was listed as Donald S. French.
A wallet containing $80 cash, a credit card and a $50 gift certificate were reported stolen at 2002 S. Bird St. The victim was listed as Timothy A. Gilbert.
A $600 digital camera, a checkbook, debit cards and a gift card valued at $600 were reported stolen at 1625 S. Range Line Road. The victim was listed as Stephanie L. Lagon-Detar.
Compact discs valued at $750, a check, a GameBoy system valued at $25, various GameBoy games valued at $150 and a car title to a Nissan Sentra were reported stolen from a vehicle at 2431 E. Quincy St. The victim was listed as Cora Mix.
Joplin woman facing forgery charge
A 25-year-old woman is facing a forgery charge after a local retailer complained someone was trying to use stolen checks.
Catriona M. Jones, 427 S. McConnell Ave., remained in custody Friday night at the Joplin City Jail. She is facing a city complaint of obstruction and resisting arrest that has a bond of $500 bond and a Jasper County charge of forgery that has a bond of $3,500, according to a jailer.
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