Crime Stoppers Of The Quad Cities Report

If you have information about the following crimes or wanted suspects, submit your anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500 or by using their Mobile App.

THEFT AT FAMILY VIDEO: Police say a man (pictured) entered Family Video, 4100 12th Avenue, Moline on November 17 and went to the adult movie section.  When he was alone, he selected nine adult movies, took them out of the packaging and hid them on his person, leaving the store without paying for them.  The total value of the movies is $580.  Moline Police are asking for assistance identifying him.  He is described as male, white, 30-40 years old, heavy set with a red beard.  He was wearing blue jeans, a gray sweatshirt with blue sleeves with an image of a large black spider on the front, and a black stocking cap with the Punisher logo on it. 

ABBEY STATION VANDALIZED: During the early morning hours of November 15, Rock Island Police  responded to Abbey Station, 3031 5th Avenue, on the report of smoke. Officers found that six windows had been broken out and entry had been made. Plates in the kitchen were broken and ovens were turned on.  A thermostat was also broken.  There was no fire, but two fire extinguishers had been discharged. While nothing appeared to be missing the damage done outside and inside the building was in excess of the felony amount. 

ANOTHER QUICK CHANGE SCAMMER HITS WALMART: Moline Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who they say got away with $500 in a quick change theft at Walmart on November 14. Police say he went up to a register and purchased a Red Bull energy drink with a 100 dollar bill.  He asked for different denominations back and set money aside then pocketed it. He left in a tan van.  

WANTED SUSPECT JOSEPH PAUL MENOLD: Menold is wanted by the Moline Police Department for Aggravated Home Repair Fraud and Theft. Police say Menold knocked on the elderly victim’s door in Moline in June and offered to pave her driveway. He required a down payment and proceeded to escort her to her bank where she withdrew $1,000 cash and turned it over to him.  Menold never returned to do the work.  A warrant was issued for his arrest charging him with Aggravated Home Repair Fraud and Theft.  He is also wanted in Whiteside County Illinois for a similar crime. 

Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities Detective Jon Leach joins AM Quad Cities every Friday at 6:40.

Listen: Detective Jon Leach on AMQC - November 23

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