Hamburglar: Employees at the YMCA senior center in NoDa were in for quite a lunch last week. A 43-year-old woman called police and told them that a suspect broke a window to gain access to the senior center's kitchen. While inside, the suspect opened the mini-fridge and took the woman's lunch she had brought from home.
Fire and Ice: Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the Steele Creek area and found a man and woman whose relationship had been heating up and cooling down throughout the day. The 52-year-old woman told police that the man had thrown scalding coffee on her shirt during an argument. The 55-year-old man admitted to it, but said he had only done so because the woman had thrown a large cup of ice on him first.
Headache: A taxi driver filed a police report after someone decided to take a memento from the ride home. The victim told officers he had driven a group of six people to a home in the University area. After they exited the vehicle, he said he noticed that they had made off with two of his headrests.
Not My Fault: A 6-year-old who was not ready to be a babysitter got his idiot father into a lot of trouble last week on South Boulevard. The man left the kid and his 18-month-old sister in the car while he went about his business. The kid got impatient and exited the vehicle to look for his father but found another adult instead, who called police. Police found the car in a parking lot with the back door open and the 18-month-old alone inside. The father soon returned and began threatening the 6-year-old in the presence of police.
Sent From Above: A police officer was dispatched to a home in south Charlotte after the 53-year-old homeowner, listed as being incapacitated by poor health, reported that an unknown male continually arrived on her doorstep asking to pray with her.
Take A Load Off: A 28-year-old woman either fell victim to a depraved intruder last week or took extreme measures to cover up her porn habit. The woman told officers that someone had kicked in the back door of her room at a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel while she wasn't there. She claimed that this incident also must explain the $10 in charges for Pay-Per-View adult film rentals that she did not order and would not pay for.
Threat of the Week: A 52-year-old woman probably gasped for air when she read a text from a known suspect that said, "I am going to take your oxygen cord and strangle you with it."
Blotter items are chosen from the files of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.