TPD Investigating Weekend Auto Burglaries At Multiple Hotels

TUSCALOOSA, AL. — The Tuscaloosa Police Department says more than 20 victims reported auto burglaries at multiple hotels around the city over the weekend.

TPD confirmed to Patch that it began receiving calls Sunday morning from victims claiming their vehicles had been broken into while in hotel parking lots. Instances of auto burglary were reported at Hotel Indigo on Greensboro Avenue, Comfort Inn on Jack Warner Parkway, Microtel Inn on Veterans Memorial Parkway and Hampton Inn on Harper Lee Drive.

Investigators said the burglaries, which involved windows busted out of many of the vehicles, either occurred Saturday night or early into the morning hours Sunday. It is also believed the same person or group of people is responsible.

Items were reportedly stolen from some of the vehicles, while others were rummaged through, with nothing taken.


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Blotter: Denton police investigating assault with hammer outside auto parts store | Blotter

A man told Denton police Tuesday that another man hit him with a hammer outside AutoZone on Tuesday afternoon, according to a police report.

Officers were dispatched around 4:19 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a fight at the store in the 500 block of West University Drive. The report says officers spoke with one man who had a mark on his left cheek, but noted it didn’t appear to be from a hammer strike. According to the report, he told police the other man hit him with a hammer three times.

The assault is still under investigation. The other man involved wasn’t at the scene when police arrived.

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900 block of Industrial Street — Police arrested an intoxicated woman Tuesday who was in a physical altercation with her brother over a purse, according to a police report.

A third party called police to report a fight between the

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