A number of items were missing.
According to the initial offense report filed by officer Jennifer McGuire of the Cleveland Police Department, Francis Longwith of a Woodland Drive address said she and had spoke with a woman who was to clean her home.
Longwith had not confirmed prior to the theft that the woman would be hired to clean her home.
A neighbor reportedly saw a woman who named herself as the house cleaner and said she had permission to enter the home.
The neighbor let the cleaning woman in and stayed with her most of the time, but then had to leave.
According to the report, as the cleaning woman left, the neighbor said she was carrying a bag and seemed to be struggling with it. The cleaner was also paid for her reported duty.
After Longwith returned home, she was still ill and didn’t notice anything missing for several days.
The report also indicated the victim attempted to reach the cleaning woman via telephone.
Reportedly missing from the home were several pieces of jewelry, cash and prescription drugs.
According to the report, a watch, a wedding set, gold necklaces and cash were missing.
The loss was estimated at $3,452.
Investigation has been turned over to Detective Buddy Mitchell of CPD’s Criminal Investigations Division.
- Cash and coins were taken during a break-in at a church.
According to a report filed Monday with Cleveland Police, Winston Reid of the Church of God of Prophecy located on Wildwood Avenue said someone had entered the church through a window. Monday’s reported incident was the second in two weeks.
According to the report, forced entry was evident and a large safe had been broken into.
Detective Matt Jenkins responded to the scene to collect evidence.
Damage to the church and contents were estimated at $1,370.
Jenkins is in charge of the investigation.
- Bradley County detectives are in charge of an investigation into an incident in which a concrete block was discovered thrown into the windshield of a car.
Kathy Blankenship told deputy Michael Westfield someone committed the act in the early morning hours Saturday.
Damage to the car was estimated at $350.