C-Zone Neighborhood Crime Watch
February 23, 2023 to March 8, 2023
CPSP (stolen vehicle) / Grenell Dr / 23-030934
The reporting person states, on 2/24/23 at approximately 11:00 in the morning, he looked out his window and saw a blue Hyundai at the end of his driveway. He initially thought it was a paperboy. He then realized the rear right window of the vehicle was smashed out and quickly believed the vehicle to be stolen. RP observed 2 younger looking males wearing all back running north towards Chili Ave. Deputies arrived and observed a blue Hyundai Elantra parked on the street with the rear right window smashed out. The ignition was damaged. It was quickly determined the vehicle was stolen out of the City of Rochester hours prior. A witness stated they had observed 2 people get into a red vehicle with the rear window also smashed out, last seen towards the City of Rochester on Chili Ave. Subsequent to this investigation, a stolen vehicle report came in less than a mile away with a vehicle fitting the description of the getaway vehicle. After reviewing that CCTV footage, it can be determined that these two events are related (see CR MSO 23-030970 below).
Stolen Vehicle / Chili Ave / 23-030970
While investigating the above listed incident it was determined this vehicle (a red 2021 Kia Sportage) was stolen, and was the car the suspects from the previous entry used to get back to the City. Deputies observed broken glass in the spot the vehicle was parked. Camera footage showed that at noon, a blue Hyundai rushed into the parking lot and parked next to the red Kia. Two suspects got out of the vehicle, while a third suspect stayed in the vehicle. Within one minute, both the Hyundai and the Kia were gone. All suspects were covered wearing dark clothing. Shortly before this call, a suspicious call came in around the corner (see CR 23-030934). It was involving this same Hyundai. Through investigation and speaking with witnesses in the case, it can be determined that the suspects arrived in the blue Hyundai (stolen out of the city today). They then used the same national trend method in order to effectively steal the vehicle without the keys. Suspects headed east on Chili Ave in both vehicles. They eventually abandoned the Hyundai off on a side street before continuing east on Chili Ave towards the city.
Criminal Mischief 3rd / Att. GL / Chili Ave / 23-031932
The victim reports he parked his rental 2023 Kia Forte at the above location on 2/25/23 at 9:00 p.m. When he returned to the vehicle on 2/26/23 at about 1110 in the morning, he found the rear passenger side window was smashed and damage had been caused to the steering column.
Stolen Vehicle / CM / Chili Ave / 23-031699
The reporting person was contacted when her mother’s 2018 Hyundai Elantra was located running with a smashed rear passenger side window in the parking lot at 3181 Chili Ave. She parked the vehicle in the parking lot of target on 2/25/23 at 6:00 p.m. She did not know the vehicle had been stolen until contacted by Police. She was still in possession of the car keys and damage was found to the vehicle’s steering column.
Petit Larceny / Archer Rd / 23-031574
The victim reports on 2/24/23 at 10:28 in the evening, a suspect was observed on Ring camera enter his 2015 Chevrolet Silverado. Only $15.00 in loose money was stolen, but an unsuccessful attempt was also made to enter his wife’s car in the same driveway.
Petit Larceny / Beaver Rd. / 23-031570
Between 10:00 p.m. on 2/24/23 and 8:00 a.m. on 2/25/23 an unknown suspect entered the victim’s 2016 Ram 2500 and stole about $5.00 in loose change.
ID Theft 2nd / Humphrey Rd / 23-035895
The victim reports he recently received a bill from AT&T stating that he owed $150.83. It was soon learned that an unknown individual opened a new account in his name and got a new Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Attempted Burglary 2nd / CM 4th / Meadow Farm N. / 23-037125
The victim reports on 3/6/23 at approximately 8:10 at night, she was in her bedroom and heard the screen to the bedroom window being cut. In a panic, she yelled and the noise went away. Deputies responded and found her screen had in fact, been cut and there were fresh shoe impressions in the snow indicating the suspect had come from the west and exited toward the east parking lot. Vdoes not know who may have done this, but added that on 6/5/22 someone attempted to kick her front door in. This incident was never reported to Police.
Burglary 3rd/ GL 4th / Drake Rd / 23-029485
An employee of Gallos' Performance Auto Parts reports on 2/21/23 at 10:40 in the morning, someone burglarized her auto parts shop. Gallo’s surveillance camera showed 2 suspects approaching the shop at approximately 1040 a.m. The suspects broke the glass window on the entrance/exit doorway on the north side of the building. They gained access to the shop and proceeded to steal cash. Both suspects additionally stole approximately (10) various style catalytic converters in the shop. The employee further added she believed the suspects gained access to the fenced in junk yard lot by crawling underneath the secured entrance/exit gates.
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Petit Larceny / Lake Rd / 23-036363
The Manager at Runnings reports on 3/5/23 at about 2:30 in the afternoon two males entered the store and stole tools. They were described as a white or light-skinned black male with a beard, black jacket, blue jeans and black/red hat, and a black male wearing a black jacket, dark blue sweatpants and a blue hat. The two filled individual carts with a DeWalt 16 gauge finishing nailer, a DeWalt pruning chain saw, a Milwaukee 6-tool combo kit, and a Milwaukee 4-tool combo kit before consolidating carts and exiting together. They left the area in a gray 2023 Kia (rental car) and the value of the stolen property is approximately $1940.00.
Petit Larceny / Lake Rd / 23-035224
On 3/3/23 at about 6:25 in the evening, an unknown man wearing a gray Bills hooded sweatshirt selected and stole a DeWalt 5-tool combo kit and a Milwaukee 5-tool combo kit with a total value of $830.00. He left the area in a Buick driven by an older white male.
Petit Larceny / Brockport Spencerport Rd / 23-035611
On 3/4/23 at about 10:30 in the morning, Barbara Southcott attempted to conceal $84.96 worth of merchandise while passing through the self-checkout. She was taken into custody without incident and released with an appearance ticket.