12/29 - Burglary - 1200 block of Kennedale Parkway: At 12:30 a.m. an officer responded to a complaint of a burglary. The owner of a business arrived and found that person(s) unknown had entered by breaking a door window and removed the cash drawers of two cash registers.
12/19 - Emotionally Disturbed Person - 700 block of Kennedale Parkway: At 4:35 p.m. officers responded with the Fire Department to an emotionally disturbed person. The involved person is a female who is a known narcotics user. The female was distraught and appeared to be under the influence of a narcotic. She was complaining about physical ailments that were not present. The female was checked by KFD paramedics and then transported by officers to JPS for an emergency mental detention.
12/30 - Recovered Stolen Property - 7300 block of Kennedale Parkway: At 5:26 p.m. a male called to report that he was following a suspect in the theft of his girlfriend's IPhone. The male stated that the phone had been stolen earlier in the day while his girlfriend was using a restroom facility at JPS Hospital. He was tracking the phone through a locator app on his IPad. The male was following the vehicle, a silver Jeep Cherokee. Officers made contact with the male when the Jeep stopped at a salvage yard on the Old Mansfield Highway, just south of the Kennedale city limits. The officers then contacted the occupants of the Jeep. A female in the vehicle stated that she had found the phone in a restroom at JPS and was intending to turn it over to police. The occupants of the Jeep, a male and female, were identified and the information was turned over to JPS Hospital Police for their case report. The phone was released back to the owner.
12/31 - Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information (Elderly) - 800 block of Shady Creek: At 3:00 p.m. a 74 year old female came to the police department to report an identity theft. The female stated that she received a phone call in August of 2013 from someone stating they were with the Social Security office. The female gave all information requested but then became concerned about the call. She contacted the Social Security office and was told that they only communicate via the mail. On December 10, 2013, the female received a call from someone stating that they worked for United Recovery. The caller stated that they were trying to recover a $1,400.00 loan that the victim had taken from a payday loan facility. The victim told the caller that she didn't take out a loan but the caller stated that the victim would be arrested if she didn't pay. The caller had all of the victim's identifying information. Out of fear, the victim made a phone payment using her debit card and set up a payment plan using her bank account information. The victim completed an identity theft packet for officers.
12/31 - Assault - 100 block of Creekside Ct.: At 9:51 p.m. officers responded to a domestic disturbance. On arrival a male stated that his wife had tried to set his shop on fire by igniting rags in a trash can. The female stated that the male was the one who set the shop on fire. The female had a red mark on her arm that the male stated was the result of him grabbing her to prevent the fire. The female stated that the mark was from the male trying to prevent her from calling 9-1-1 to report the fire that he had set. The male was issued a citation for simple assault and the wife left to stay the night at another location.
01/01 - Vehicle Burglary - 100 block of Pine Meadows: At 9:15 a.m. a victim reported that her 2002 Kia had been entered and her son's video game taken.
01/02 - Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: At 1:52 a.m. an officer made a traffic stop for investigation of DWI. During the interview the officer determined that the driver, while not intoxicated, was in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cited and released. The paraphernalia was placed in evidence.
01/03 - DUI (Minor) - 400 block of Mount Pleasant Ct.: At 12:57 a.m. an officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle, a gray Honda, was occupied by a 19 year old male and a 17 year old female. The occupants seemed disoriented, were very vague about what they were doing, and had no idea where they were. Further investigation revealed that the two had recently ingested mushrooms and were still under the influence. The female was released to her parent and the male was charged with Driving Under the Influence (Minor).
01/03 - Criminal Mischief $50 to $500 - 200 block of Village Street: At 10:41 a.m. an officer took a report of damage to a storage building. The building belongs to the Kennedale Youth Association Park. Nothing was missing form the building.
01/04 - Driving While License Invalid - 200 block of Kennedale Parkway: At 6:40 p.m. an officer stopped a vehicle for driving with no headlights. The driver was wanted by Mansfield Police for outstanding warrants and was driving on an invalid license. The driver was arrested and transported to the Mansfield Correctional Facility.
01/04 - Criminal Mischief $50 to $500 - 1200 block of Little School Road: At 10:43 p.m. a clerk from a convenience store reported that a white SUV had damaged a sign belonging to the business. The vehicle left without reporting the damage. A license plate number was provided to the clerk by a witness.