Police are trying to find the person or persons responsible for gunfire breaking out recently in broad daylight in the 2100 block of Mobile Drive at the mobile home village in the Cross Creek area on the north side of the city.

Officers about 4:10 p.m. on April 13 responded and discovered multiple shots were fired between two vehicles, police Cpl. Ricky Jackson said.

The vehicles were gone before the officers arrived, but there were homes and vehicles that sustained property damage, Jackson said.

The Telegram found out about the incident by backtracking the list of postings of incidents on the local Police to Citizen (P2C) online link and asking Jackson for follow-up information.

Meanwhile, police are continuing to respond to reports of forcible breakings and enterings of businesses and residences.

A business that was the scene of a forcible breaking and entering was Coy’s Mini Storage in the 500 block of Cooley Road on the southwest side of the city.

Officers responded about 7:50 a.m. on April 18. The reporting person, Ken Webb, told them he was checking the property during his morning routine and saw that numerous storage units had been damaged, Jackson said.

A copy of the police incident report posted on P2C said that a generator, a leaf blower, a saw and a weed trimmer were missing and that at least a dozen vehicles had been victimized.


Another business that was the scene of a breaking and entering was the Internet Cafe in the 1800 block of Stone Rose Drive in the Stoney Creek area.

Officers responded about 5 a.m. on April 14. The business manager, Rosa Cook, told them that when she arrived for work, she noticed someone had broken in and removed cash and gaming equipment, Jackson said.

A copy of the police incident report posted on P2C said that five gaming machines, cash and ammunition and firearms were missing.

Police also are investigating breaking and enterings of residences at three locations.

Officers responded about 1 p.m. on April 14 to the 1800 block of Bedford Road in the Meadowbrook area. The reporting person told officers of having returned home and discovered someone had broken in and taken personal belongings, Jackson said.

Officers responded about 6 p.m. on April 17 in the 200 block of South Howell Street in the Villa Place area.The reporting person told officers of having returned home and discovered someone had broken in and removed all of the tools from the residence, Jackson said.

A copy of the police incident report posted on P2C said that the list of missing items was extensive. The list included at least four saws, three chargers, a drill, a framing nailer, a palm sander, a stapler, a shop vacuum and a variety of batteries for power tools.

Officers responded at 4 p.m. on April 18 in the 800 block of South Tillery Street in the Little Raleigh area. The reporting person told officers someone had broken in and taken cash, Jackson said.