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Batavia police reports

• A theft amounting to less than $500 was reported Oct. 26 in the 100 block of North Daniels Drive, Batavia.

• Criminal damage to property was reported Oct. 27 in the 300 block of North Washington Avenue, Batavia, where a vehicle's hatch window was broken. The report stated the victim intended to provide video surveillance to the police.

• In an incident of fraud reported Oct. 27 in the 300 block of Spring Street, Batavia, the victim received a package in the mail from a retailer that included a letter and check for $3,550. Both the letter and check were placed into evidence.

• Tiffani C. Thornton, 33, of the 2900 block of Stirling Court, Montgomery, was charged Oct. 27 with retail theft at Target, 115 N. Randall Road, Batavia. The report stated that a stick vacuum and robotic vacuum, valued at $599.99 and $324.99 respectively, allegedly were stolen but recovered.

• Threats were reported Oct. 27 at a business in the 2000 block of Main Street, Batavia, involving a disgruntled former employee.

• Threats were reported Oct. 27 in the 2600 block of West Wilson Street, Batavia, in which the intended victim received a letter in the mail demanding $2,000 in Bitcoin, and which included instructions on how to pay a ransom. The recipient said he has encountered several scam attempts in recent years, but never falls for them.

• Fraud was reported Oct. 28 in the 200 block of Lathem Street, Batavia. The victim was selling a snowmobile through a classified advertising website for $750, and received two checks in the amount of $1,750 and $1,930, which were placed into evidence.

• Counterfeit bills were reported as fraud Oct. 28 at Buy Buy Baby, 301 N. Randall Road, Batavia. The report stated the incident involved $20 bills totaling $200.

• Fraud was reported Oct. 30 in the 800 block of North Randall Road, Batavia, where gift cards totaling $1,000 in value were stolen.

• Theft was reported Oct. 30 at Verizon Wireless, 350 N. Randall Road, Batavia, involving four prepaid cellphones and three portable speakers valued at a total of $1,059.99.

• Criminal damage to property was reported Oct. 31 in the 300 block of Douglas Road, Batavia, in which a large lawn sign was damaged.

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