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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.


July 31 — Questions about a civil matter were answered.

Aug. 1 — An incident involving two juveniles at the city pool was discussed and dismissed. A driver in the 900 block of S. Ash St. was warned about speeding. Another driver was warned about making an exhibition of speed in the 100 block of S. Main St. Police helped a driver locked out of a vehicle on US-56 at K-15/Bison Rd.

Aug. 2 — Vandalism at the city park was investigated. Police helped with a disabled vehicle at Ash St. and Willow Rd. and with a vehicle blocking a driveway.

Thursday — Police helped look for a juvenile who left home without permission. A gate found to be open was secured.

Friday — Drivers at Ash St. and Grand Ave. were warned about speeding and about running a stop sign. At the same intersection, police helped put scaffolding back on a trailer it had fallen off of.

Saturday — Weather caused a false alarm in the 100 block of N. Ash St. Storm debris was removed from streets.

Sunday — Police notified the city pool’s manager about storm damage at the pool.


Newly appointed chief Gideon Cody has discontinued providing a weekly report of Marion police activities.

Last modified Aug. 10, 2023