The following incidents were reported this week by Marion County sheriff department.
Theft of a mower
A Husky riding lawn mower, valued at $300, was taken July 31 from a property at 2146 Strassburg Road, Marion, owned by David A. Leiker, Wichita.
Signs and posts damaged
Five wooden signposts holding road signs were damaged Aug. 5 in Lehigh. The cost to replace the signs and posts is estimated at $500.
Theft from car
A green wallet and a car charger were taken Aug. 7 from a parked vehicle owned by Michele A. Abbott, 210 W. Sixth St., Lincolnville, while it was parked at her residence. The loss was valued at $35.
House is vandalized
Eggs and a tomato were thrown at 3 a.m. Aug. 10, at the Fred Glenn Jones Jr. residence, 212 N. Prospect St., Lehigh. There was no damage reported.
An individual trespassed on property at 2881 310th Road, Lincolnville, where a “no trespassing” sign was posted, and burned copper wire on the property. The property belonged to Galen Peterson, Burdick. There was no damage reported.
Joe T. Tajchman, 3071 Pawnee Road, Lincolnville, heard gunshots on the road in front of his house at 11:55 p.m. Aug. 11, and then heard a vehicle leave the area. When Tajchman checked his mailbox the next day, he found someone had shot a hole in it. According to Tajchman, the gunshot sounded like a .22 rifle. Damage was estimated at $30.
In a similar incident, Don M. Vinduska, 1660 290th Road, Lincolnville, reported someone struck his mailbox with an object between 8 p.m. and midnight Aug. 13, causing $60 in damages.
The sheriff’s department reported other mailboxes in the area were damaged as well.
Last modified Aug. 26, 2010