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Posted: October 1, 2013 8:30 p.m.

Woman allegedly threatens gunplay

A Covington Police Department officer was called to a Reynolds Street address on Sept. 27 in reference to a "terrorist threat.’’

There, Ms. Johnetta Bushnell reported that a tenant, identified as Patricia Pleasant, came in the office and told her, "I know you heard I have a gun; I gonna shoot you in your head.’’

According to Bushnell, Pleasant was angry because she did not want to attend the going-away party that was held in the lobby for Bushnell.

Charges after death

A recent widow told a Covington officer on Sept. 27 that her late husband’s credit card was used to the tune of $800 in the two days following his death on Sept. 18 at Newton Medical Center.

The woman gave police a statement from her credit card company, Capital One, that indicated that the card was used several times at Asurion Wireless and at PC Pitstop.

She said that hospital personnel returned the card to her the following day, according to reports.

An investigation is continuing.

Smash-and-grab on video

A woman’s visit to Alcovy Fitness on Alcovy Road Sept. 27 left her with a smashed car window and a missing purse and its contents.

And thanks to a video surveillance camera, police know the vehicle that was used in the crime.

According to reports, the victim told police that she arrived at about 9:30 a.m. and went out to her vehicle to get a bag at about 10:38 a.m. She found that the second-row driver’s side window had been broken out in her 2008 Lexus RX350. Her purse, which had been in the floorboard behind the driver’s seat, was missing.

When the responding CPD officer viewed video from a surveillance camera at Alcovy Fitness, he saw a "red, possibly newer model Chevrolet Traverse pulled up beside the vehicle.’’ Then, the driver of the Traverse reportedly smashed the window of the victim’s Lexus.

The video also showed the suspect’s vehicle pulling up beside other cars in the parking lot as well.

The suspect was described as having a dark complexion and wearing dark clothing.

The victim stated that her purse was valued at $100 and had approximately $130 in cash inside, along with credit cards, insurance cards, work IDs and a Coach wallet valued at $100, reports said.

The case was turned over to the criminal investigation division.

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