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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.


April 3 — A driver was warned for running a stop sign at US-56 and Orchard Dr. A resident reported receiving a scam letter. Police were asked to stand by while a transportation company picked up a patient at Hillsboro Community Hospital.

April 4 — A non-injury accident was reported at Sonic Drive-In. Police were called to what was deemed to be a civil issue among residents of Oakwood Manor Apartments. Police also were asked to stand by at Prairie View mental health center. Welfare of a resident of the 400 block of S. Ash St. was checked.

April 5 — Drivers were warned for speeding on 190th Rd. west of town and for having a defective headlight at Casey’s General Store. A lost cell phone was returned to a construction worker. A dog was reported running free in the 400 block of S. Ash St,

Thursday — After he became combative, a rider was left by a transportation company at Hillsboro Hometown Pharmacy. He was taken to HCH for observation. Eventually, the transportation company agreed to take him to a rehabilitation center in Hutchinson. A vehicle parked in Tabor College’s football stadium parking lot was checked. A driver on US-56 at Jade Rd. was warned for having a defective headlight.

Friday — Police conducted a follow-up investigation at Ampride.

Saturday — A person reportedly shooting at targets at the city tree dump was not found.

Sunday — A telephone scam was reported. A driver in the 400 block of N. Ash St. was warned for having no headlights. Water was reported coming out of an overflow at the city’s small water tower.


April 3 — Police were called to Marion County Special Education Cooperative for an issue involving a student in its Oasis program. A report of possible child abuse in another community was relayed to state officials. Police talked to a resident about a driving complaint outside the city.

April 4 — A vehicle owner fixed a parking problem that had led to a complaint in the 100 block of S. Cedar St. Police talked to a resident about who should be allowed on the resident’s property.

April 5 — Police were dispatched to a false alarm at Marion Senior Center. No problems were found in checking on the welfare of a resident in the 100 block of N. Freeborn St.

Thursday — Property found in Central Park was returned to its owner. A non-injury accident at Main and Coble Sts. was investigated.

Friday — A dog complaint was investigated.

Saturday — Police provided traffic control as debris was removed from the 600 block of S. 3rd St.

Last modified April 12, 2023