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All Fenced In:
A man drove into another man's fence and left his vehicle at the scene. The reckless driver was later identified and charged with hit and run.Beer Run:
During a confrontation at a local bar, three men were attacked. They were all hit in the head and face with glass beer bottles and one man had his wallet stolen.

Blind Spot:
During the night, a local man's vehicle was apparently hit by another car. When he went out in the morning, he did not realize that it had been struck until he pulled off and heard a loud scraping noise. He then stopped his car and found the damage on the right side.Drop Top:
One ingenious thief gained entry into a man's convertible by slicing through the soft-top; after all his trouble, however, all he took were a pair of sunglasses, CDs and a CD case. Bumper Buggies:
A golf cart was stolen from a local tennis shop. When the cart was later recovered, the front bumper, the steering column, steering mechanism and the attached drag brush were damaged. Hell Hath No Fury, Etc.:
After discovering that her ex-boyfriend had a new love in his life, a woman went to his house and tried to attack the new girlfriend. The ex was able to keep her from doing so, but she did hit him in the chest and scratched the back of his neck. At some point during the confrontation, the woman threatened the man with more bodily harm, saying her cousins would get him. The man repeatedly asked her to leave and when she would not he left to wait somewhere else for the police. While he was gone, the woman destroyed some breakable items in his home such as dishes, windows, and picture frames.Them's Fightin' Words:
A local man was just standing around when another guy walked up, pushed him twice in the chest, then grabbed the man's left index finger and started screaming, "I'll break your finger, I'll break your goshdang finger."Whisper Sweet Nothings:
A local woman has been receiving harassing phone calls. Sometimes the person whispers derogatory comments, and at other times the person won't say anything at all. The woman said that she just hangs up when that happens.Tetanus Anyone?:
A man became very unruly while he was being escorted out of a local club. He began to struggle and bit the bouncer on his upper arm, breaking the skin and leaving a large bite mark. He also caused deep scratch marks on another man who was helping to detain him. And no, this isn't the MTV guy at Bar Charlotte.

Underdressed:
While sleeping on the couch in their front room, a man and his wife were awakened by loud voices and cursing coming from the street. The man said that one person was standing in the street arguing with the driver and passenger of a nearby car. The person in the street became very upset and broke the driver's side mirror off the homeowner's car. When the man yelled at the mirror-breaker, the vehicle took off and the person in the street started running in the opposite direction. The man chased him for about a block until he realized that he was wearing only his boxers and T-shirt and should probably go back to his house. The vehicle circled the block and picked up the other man, who had fled on foot.Triple Play:
Three men approached a local man who was sitting in his car. They attempted to rob him and then struck him with a baseball bat.

Well, That Stinks:
An acquaintance entered a man's home and threw perfume in his face, then began to strike him in the neck, face, and upper body.

No Birds or Buddhas Allowed:
A woman went outside one morning and noticed that someone had taken a concrete Japanese Pagoda statue, a concrete Buddha statue, a bird feeder, and the bird feeder pole from her yard. She later found some of the items inside a city garbage can two doors down from her home.

Blotter items are chosen from the files of the Charlotte Police Department.

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