TPD News 8/29/12
ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASE: Published 8-29-2012
On August 28, 2012, at 9:25 p.m., officers responded to
the 700 block of N. Hudson Avenue, in reference to an armed robbery
of an individual. The victim told officers he was in the front yard
of his residence working on a vehicle when he was approached by two
black males, one of the males was armed with a handgun. The
suspects demanded the victim's wallet. The victim complied with
their demands. After the victim complied one of the suspects
hit him in the head. The suspects fled the scene on
Suspect #1, black male, 17-22 yoa, 5'10"-6'00" and
Suspect #2, black male, 17-22 yoa, 5'07"-5'09" and 150 lbs-170
On August 28, 2012 at 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a
fight at 721 N. Kingston Avenue. When officers arrived they were
told two females had been fighting when a 23 yoa, male attempted to
stop them. As the victim attempted to break up the fight
Rachel Morehead grabbed a piece of broken glass and stabbed him in
the ear. The victim was transported to a local hospital. His injury
was non-life threatening.
Rachel Morehead, dob: 11-09-91 was arrested for Assault with a
Endeavoring to Manufacture Meth:
On August 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m., officers stopped a
vehicle in the area of 4600 N. Peoria Avenue, for an expired tag.
Further investigation revealed the vehicle was stolen from a local
dealership. An inventory search revealed a methamphetamine
Billy Allen, dob: 10-06-66, was arrested for Endeavoring to
Manufacture Methamphetamine and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle.
Allen also had several outstanding warrants.
On August 28, 2012 at 6:15 p.m., officers responded to the
Dollar General at 2811 North Peoria Avenue, in reference to a
robbery of an individual. The victim told officers three black
males between the ages of 15-17 robbed her in the parking
lot. Simultaneously, the victim was on the phone with her
husband, who spotted the three suspects near 2700 North Utica
Avenue. Officers responded to the area and made contact with the
three suspects and took them into custody.
Rico Howard, dob: 05-12-94 and two juveniles, 17 &15 were
arrested for robbery.