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.
Feb. 27 — A person reportedly going door to door near B and Ash Sts. was not located. Police investigated a report of girls playing with hire near Washington and Lincoln Sts. A dog running free in the 200 block of S. Adams St. was caught by its owner. No problems were discovered in checking on a disconnected 911 call from the 200 block of N. Adams St. A motorist was warned for having defective equipment. Welfare of a resident in the 200 block of N. Washington St. was checked.
Feb. 28 — Disturbances at the Tabor College fine arts building and at a residence in the 400 block of S. Main St. led an arrest on suspicion of domestic battery and disorderly conduct. People who gathered around ponds in Carriage Hills subdivision were informed the ponds were private property. A driver in the 900 block of E. D St. was warned for speeding. Welfare of a resident in the 400 block of W. B St. was checked. A resident complained about a dog in the 300 block of S. Washington St. Police checked a vehicle parked at Grace Church.
March 1 — High school and college administrators were warned about false calls elsewhere in the state about shootings on campus. A driver was warned for failing to yield to a pedestrian. Police spoke to members of a construction crew about parking trailers on the street in the 200 block of S. Adams St. No problems were discovered in checking on a disconnected 911 call from the 300 block of N. Adams St.
Thursday — Door-to-door salesmen reported in the 200 block of S. Ash St. were not located. Police spoke to a resident about allowing dogs to run free.
Friday — A door on a car parked at Hillsboro Community Hospital was dinged. A driver on US-56 at Adams St. was warned for speeding. A dead deer was removed from the roadway at 180th and Indigo Rds.
Saturday — A person trying to get to Hillsboro was transported to town from the McPherson County line. No one was found when checking on a report of loud quarreling in the 600 block of S. Ash St. Three vehicles reportedly racing on U.S.-56 were not located.
Sunday — A suspect fled after police arrived to investigate a shoplifting complaint at Dollar General. Also facing outstanding warrants, he was arrested in the 300 block of W. 3rd St. A burglar alarm at a bank in the 200 block of N. Main St. proved to be false.
Last modified March 9, 2023