Incident No. 756
Theft of Personal Property
Gage-Eckington Elementary School
2025 3rd St. NW
Nov. 10, 2004, 3:33 p.m.
A teacher walked into her classroom and discovered another teacher entering her purse. She asked, “Why do you have my purse?” The second teacher replied, “The way I picked it up, it unzipped.” She then placed the purse down and departed the school. The first teacher informed the principal of the incident. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) was notified and responded on Dec. 2, 2004. MPD did not complete a report. The first teacher stated that an unspecified amount of money was missing from her purse. Administrative action is pending at this time.
Incident No. 1171
Birney Elementary School
2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Feb. 2, 2005, 3:15 p.m.
A teacher accused a student of stealing another student’s desk. A security guard responded to the classroom to search for the desk. The teacher then grabbed the accused student by the coat and threw him across the floor. The security guard witnessed the incident. The student did not sustain injury. The school-assigned MPD officer did not complete a report. A Watkins Investigator will be assigned to the case. Administrative action is pending.
Incident No. 1204
Theft of Government Property
Kelly Miller Junior High School
217 49th St. NE
Date and time of incident are unlisted
On Feb. 7, 2005, a male teacher reported to security that a school issued white Apple Ibook Lap Top Computer, bar code # 85328, was missing from classroom # 3322. On Feb. 3, 2005, the teacher brought a white lap top to school and stated it was his personal computer, and gave it to another teacher to program. The lap top was missing the bar code label. The first teacher stated he last seen the lap top on Dec. 23, 2004. It is suspected that he is possibly on drugs. The teacher has been seen on several occasions walking to the Lincoln Heights area which is a drug area. MPD not notified.
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