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October 8, 2013

Tuesday's Police Report



7:10 a.m. An employee at Chuckles at 201 N. 5th Street reported two drive-offs. One for $22.10 and another for $7.53. No description of the vehicles was given.

2:08 p.m. An employee at Taco Bell, 1448 E. Nat’l Hwy. reported a suspicious odor. The business was shut down until the fire department could check it out.


9:08 p.m. - Hailey Burris, 206 N. Meridian St., reported a hit-and-run accident. A female, Katelyn Bailey, was taken into custody.

6:56 p.m. - A female caller said a male was snooping in a backyard at 605 Lincoln St. A male , Jacob Sheetz, was taken into custody. Extra patrol was requested.

6:47 p.m. - Kasie Biggs, 308 S.E. Third St., reported property and belongings stolen.

2:40 p.m. - An employee of Chuckle’s, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a drive-off worth $7 by a driver on a pink scooter.

2:26 p.m. - A female caller found drug paraphernalia on the 800 block of Axtel Avenue. An officer took the items into custody.

2:07 p.m. - A male caller found drug paraphernalia on the 300 block of Harned Avenue. An officer took the items into custody and disposed of.

1:56 p.m. - Laura Vest, 1011 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported the tires to her vehicle were slashed the night before. A report was made.

10:03 a.m. - Elaine Dahl, 1500 Bedford Rd., said a vehicle in a garage was broken into. The interior of the vehicle was damaged.

6:06 a.m. - A female caller at 11 Woodmere Drive said a male was going through a parked vehicle. When officers arrived, the male ran away but was later apprehended. The male, Ryan Fields, was taken into custody.

6:01 a.m. - Multiple callers reported a transformer blown at McCormick and Vincennes avenues. A line crew was dispatched.

1:58 a.m. - Multiple callers reported a power outage on the east side of Washington and in Montgomery. The traffic signals at the I-69 and U.S. 50 interchange were also down. Line crews restored power by 2:20 a.m.

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