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December 24, 2013

Today's police report

CITY REPORT

Sunday

9:53 p.m. - An employee of Southwest Medical EMS reported a utility pole leaning on N.E. First Street and Harned Avenue. A line crew was contacted.

9:51 p.m. - Mora McCormick reported a utility pole down on Bernard Street and Oak Grove Road. A line crew was contacted.

3:40 a.m. - Elijah Wilbum reported an assault on Main and N.E. Fourth streets. He was taken to Daviess Community Hospital. Two suspects were brought in for questioning.

Saturday

7:57 p.m. - Tammy Morris, 1208 W. Walnut St., reported an 8-foot-tall snowman was taken from her front yard.

6:30 p.m. - Jason Sthisel, 1512 Wykoff Lane, said his mailbox and four others were taken by a green Ford Ranger truck. The truck left the scene.

Due to the flooding, a total of seven basements reported sewage backing up in them. Three callers reported manholes were exposed and three minor accidents were reported in the city.

Friday

11:20 p.m. - Sgt. Greg Dietsch reported a transformer was sparking on N.E. Third Street. A line crew was contacted.

8:11 p.m. - A female caller reported a break-in at an unnamed residence. Two tablet computers were taken.

5:30 p.m. - An employee of Fast Max, 1202 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported a drive-off worth $31.39 in gas by a silver Toyota sedan.

COUNTY REPORT

Sunday

8:34 a.m. - A caller said a male pulled up on a scooter and advised the caller of a possible meth lab near 1137W 150N. Items were retrieved.

Saturday

12:52 a.m. - A caller reported a semi was off CR 200N and in a ditch near high water. A tractor pulled the semi out of the water.

12:30 a.m. - A caller reported an abandoned vehicle on SR 358. The driver was taken home.

10:25 a.m. - A caller said his truck went into a ditch on CR 350N and floated down stream. A passenger in the truck complained of back pain and was taken to Daviess Community Hospital in a personal vehicle.

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