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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.


Oct. 23 — A cat that earlier bit a resident was determined not to have had rabies. Police stood by at Barkman Honey while an employee was fired. Owners of two dogs running free in the 600 block of N. Main St. were located. A resident locked out of a house received assistance. A possible scam was reported.

Oct. 24 — Police talked with residents about two civil matters.

Oct. 25 — A domestic dispute in the 100 block of N. Jefferson St. resulted in an arrest. Police stood by during a civil matter in the 500 block of W. Grand Ave. No problems were found when checking on a report of an out-of-control juvenile at Main Street Ministries.

Thursday — No problems were detected in checking on a report of possible gunfire in the 100 block of Kennedy St. A driver was stopped for failing to yield to pedestrians at a Tabor College crosswalk on D St. Another driver was ticketed at 2nd and Cedar Sts. for failing to have a required anti-drinking interlock device. A report of glass breaking at Dakota Hall on the Tabor College campus was determined to have been a mirror breaking while students were moving furniture.

Friday — A dog running free near the city pool was taken to the police office until its owner picked it up. Police met with a resident about a child custody dispute.

Saturday — Police escorted the high school cross-country team out of town on its way to a state meet. A stray dog taken to the police office later was claimed by its owner. No problems were noted in checking on a disconnected 911 call from the 500 block of S. Ash St. A phone obtained from a resident was returned to its owner.

Sunday — A motion alarm at Central National Bank was determined to be a false alarm. Police contacted the owner of a dog left outside in the rain without shelter. What was reported as a suspicious vehicle at Country Haven Inn actually belonged to an employee.


Oct. 23 — Possible harassment was reported.

Oct. 24 — A non-injury accident at Main and Locust Sts. was investigated.

Oct. 25 — A package was reported stolen in the 400 block of S. Coble St. A vehicle reported stolen in Manhattan was found abandoned at Ampride.

Friday — No problems were found in checking on the welfare of a resident of Homestead Affordable Housing.

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