Editor’s note: The crime scene covers significant calls for service during the period between Oct. 22 to Oct. 28. During that period, there were no significant crimes in the towns of Hemby Bridge, Lake Park, Marvin, Weddington, Wesley Chapel or Unionville.
Just had to watch the game
A 78-year-old Fairview resident awoke to a surprise Wednesday, Oct. 27, as her television and $800 in cash was stolen. The incident happened at the 900 block of Clontz Road, where it appears a brick was tossed through a window, allowing the thieves access. Nothing else was damaged on the property. That investigation continues.
Never leave your doors unlocked
Indian Trail deputies responded to a series of thefts Tuesday, Oct. 26, totaling more than $1000 in damages and stolen goods. The incidents happened on Lindley Crescent Drive, Mondo Lane and Holly Villa Circle, where thieves opened the doors to several vehicles and went shopping. Taken in the string of thefts was a car CD player and a phone charger. Also, $500 worth of damage was done to one of the cars on Mondo Lane. That investigation continues.
Front door break-in
Thieves broke into a Mineral Springs home Sunday, Oct. 24, without causing any damage. There was no sign of a break-in at the 6400 block of Waxhaw Highway, as it appears the thieves apparently walked right in through the front door. The homeowner came back just after noon to find a trumpet and a bike stolen from inside. An estimated $1300 in merchandise was taken in the theft. That investigation is ongoing.
Driver attempts to flee traffic stop
One Monroe man is in jail after fleeing police during a traffic stop. Shortly after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 24, a Monroe police officer pulled over a car near the intersection of Euclid Street and Secrest Shortcut Road. When the driver, 29-ear-old Kevin O’Hagan, was asked to show his license and registration, he fled the scene, driving off north on Secrest Shortcut. Minutes later, O’Hagan collided with another vehicle, killing the other driver, 41 year-old Daniel Herring, a Monroe man who leaves behind a wife and 19 year-old son.
Hagan was treated for his injuries at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, then taken to the Union County Jail. He now faces charges of driving while impaired, driving left of center, driving with a revoked license, second degree murder, eluding arrest in a motor vehicle and aggravated felony serious injury.