Ten burglaries occurred this past week in the downtown district.
The first rash of burglaries occurred Nov. 17. One was reported in the 100 block of North Ash Street when an individual reported someone had forced entry into the business and removed $135 in cash. Damages were estimated at $350.
Three other burglaries that night occurred in the 100 block of North Main Street. In two of the incidents, nothing was taken and the third, $10 was reported stolen.
Damages to the properties were $400.
On Friday, another string of break-ins occurred. The first was reported was in the 100 block of North Main Street. Nothing was reportedly taken but damages were estimated at $100. A hammer had been removed from a work truck parked near the rear entrance and used to break a window in the store to gain entry.
The next incident also occurred in the 100 block of North Ash Street. Nothing was taken but damages were estimated at $550.
In a third incident in the 100 block of South Main Street, again, nothing was reportedly taken but the perpetrators were able to gain entry to an adjoining business. Nothing was taken from the second business. Damages were estimated at $340.
Another burglary occurred in the 100 block of West Grand Street. Nothing was taken and there was no damage to the building but an air conditioner was damaged when it was removed from a window.
Forced entry was reported in a business in the 100 block of North Main Street and $15 in change was taken. Damages were estimated at $100.
Sixty dollars in cash was removed from a business in the 100 block of West Grand Street. Damages were estimated at $100.
Nov. 16: An arrest warrant was served. Stolen property from Marion was recovered. A complaint was filed of a reckless driver on West Grand Street. An individual reported the theft of a Nintendo game player in the 300 block of North Birch Street; the property later was recovered and returned to the owner.
Nov. 17: Assistance was providing in locating a missing juvenile who was found. SRS received assistance with a welfare check in the 200 block of South Ash Street. An out-of-control juvenile was reported in the 200 block of South Adams Street; the juvenile was removed by officers and placed in the custody of social services. Three parking complaints were filed in the 500 block of West Grand, the 100 block of North Birch, and at Elm and Grand streets. A motorist received assistance in Hillsboro Industrial Park.
Nov. 8: A disturbance complaint was filed in the 300 block of North Birch Street when an individual reported being assaulted by a juvenile. Marion County Attorney received assistance with an investigation.
Nov. 9: Recovered stolen property was returned to the owner. McPherson Police Department received assistance with a complaint. A commercial alarm was activated at Hillsboro Heights. A non-injury accident was investigated in the 500 block of South Ash Street; damage was minimal and no report was filed. Bicycles were registered at the police department. An individual reported a juvenile had taken and damaged her son’s property in the 300 block of South Birch Street. A damage complaint was filed in the 500 block of North Ash Street when he reported his vehicle window had shattered while traveling on the road.
Thursday: Court services officers received assistance with home visits. A burglary was reported in the 400 block of South Jefferson Street when an individual reported someone had entered their dormitory room and removed several X-Box 360 games.
Friday: Abandoned property was picked up in the 300 block of South Ash Street. A transient was checked at Hillsboro Heights. Suspicious activity was checked in the 400 block of South Date Street. Assistance was provided to Kansas Bureau of Investigation with an investigation.
Saturday: Assistance was provided to Hillsboro Fire Department with a grass fire at 190th and Jade roads. Suspicious people were checked on Ash Street. A child custody dispute was reported in the 200 block of South Ash Street.