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June 10, 2014

Tuesday's Police Report



11:27 a.m. - A woman reported to city police that while visiting a home on Southeast Fifth Street someone stole her laptop computer.

3:46 a.m. - Dispatch received additional calls of power outages on Vista Lane and Wagner Avenue. Utility crews restored power one hour later.


2:52 p.m. - Police received a complaint from a resident at 405 Donna Lane that someone had stolen prescription medications.

3:15 p.m. - Officers were called to the Family Dollar Store,305 E. Nat’l Hwy., to deal with a shoplifter.

6:36 p.m. - An employee at Chuckles, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported someone pumped $37 in gas and drove off without paying.

6:36 p.m. - An employee at Chuckles at 201 N.E. Fifth St. reported someone pumped $37 in gas and drove off without paying.

8:43 a.m. - A resident reported a tree down at the intersection of N.W. 15th and W. Walnut streets. The tree was blocking traffic on both streets. The street department was contacted and the roads were open one hour later.

11:06 a.m. - Police received a complaint from 412 N.W. Eighth St. that someone had taken $11 and a bank card from a wallet.

1:01 p.m. - A man told police that while walking his dog at 701 S. Meridian St., he found a $100 bill on the sidewalk, but before he could pick it up the dog ate it. He said he was waiting for the dog to do his business in hopes of recovering the money.

1:37 pm. - Police received a report from the Daviess Community Hospital that they were treating a man for a dog bite he received at Westwood Crossing Apartments.

11:17 p.m. - Residents along Vine Street and Cosby Road reported hearing gunshots. Police located three men at a residence in the 500 block of Vine Street who admitted they had been firing a shotgun. Officers advised them not to do that in the city limits.

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