Law enforcement agencies provided these reports of their activities this past week. Routine activities such as patrols, inspections, training, report-writing, and assistance to other agencies are excluded. Dates may reflect starting or ending dates of officers’ shifts rather than actual dates of occurrence.
Aug. 22 — A live trap was lent to a resident whose yard had become home to a skunk.
Aug. 23 — A dog running free was returned to owner along with a citation. Citations were issued in Hillsboro Heights for an expired tag and having no liability insurance. A driver and passenger stopped for the same offenses in 700 block of S. Ash St. had active warrants from McPherson County and were turned over to a sheriff’s deputy there.
Aug. 24 — A driver at Adams and D Sts. was warned for speeding. Police called firefighters about sparks in electrical box at a home in 200 block S. Madison St.
Thursday — A disconnected 911 call in the 100 block of N. Ash St. was blamed on a malfunctioning phone.
Friday — Drivers in 100 block of S. Adams St. were warned for inattentive driving and ticketed for displaying an illegal tag and having no insurance. Police helped with a family issue involving a juvenile in 100 block of Floral Dr. and met with Hillsboro ambulance attendants about a possible overdose victim who was taken to a hospital for observation from the 400 block of S. Washington St.
Saturday — Police met with a person suffering hallucinations in 400 block of N. Ash St. and responded to a report of a resident’s death while sleeping in the 300 block of N. Adams St.
Sunday — Police again met with a person suffering from hallucinations in 400 block of N. Ash St. They also notified city crews about downed line in 300 block of N. Ash St. and, in response to a noise complaint, urged neighbors in the 400 block of N. Ash St. to keep noise down.
Aug. 22 — Police assisted with a civil issue in 100 block of W. Jefferson St.
Aug. 23 — A driving complaint in an alley in the 100 block of S. Lincoln St., a quarrel in the 100 block of W. Jefferson St. , and a suspicious sport-utility vehicle in the 400 block of Main St. were investigated.
Aug. 24 — Routine activities.
Thursday — People quarreling in the 1200 block of E. Main St. were separated.
Friday — A reportedly suicidal person returned home without intervention.
Saturday — Responding to a dog running free, police found the owner trying to capture it. No action was taken after investigating woman who appeared to be under the influence banging on windows in the 400 block of N. 2nd St. when she couldn’t get her keys to work. Parking citations were issued in 200 block of S. Cedar St. and 900 block of Melvin St.
Sunday — The owner of a reportedly aggressive dog in the 400 block of S. Lincoln St. was contacted, but no action was taken. Police met with juveniles about shooting air rifles in town and investigated a report of possible harassment by telephone.
Aug. 22 — Police checked on the welfare of a resident on behalf of Kansas Department for Children and Families.
Aug. 23 — Routine activities.
Aug. 24 — A suicidal resident was taken to St. Luke Hospital.
Thursday — Routine activities.
Friday — Police issued dog-at-large and vicious dog citations involving three dogs. They also checked a sewer violation and issued two warnings to someone driving a golf cart without a slow-moving vehicle sign. Confiscated property was released. A reckless driving complaint was investigated.
Saturday — Police interceded in multiple disturbances determined to be related to civil matters.
Sunday — Dog-at-large and vicious dog citations were issued about two dogs. Two people were told not to trespass after a fight at a residence.
Last modified Sept. 1, 2022