Police blotter

Following are excerpts of activities reported by the Jefferson police department:

Saturday, Sept. 30: At 8 am staff at Oly’s Corner reported receiving a counterfeit $20 bill the previous day. The officer is investigating. At 3:17 pm a complainant reported damage to a camper door in the 900 block of N. Cedar St. Someone appeared to have pried on the bottom of the camper door. Entry was not gained. 

Friday, Sept. 29: At 5:30 pm a complainant reported two separate packages had been stolen from a porch in the 100 block of N. Grimmell Rd. An officer is investigating. At 6:15 pm an officer investigated a hit and run accident that occurred in the parking lot at Greene County High School. A 1997 Buick LeSabre owned by Crystal Rice of Scranton was struck in the parking lot. Damage was estimated at $10,000. Pieces of the other vehicle were recovered near the Rice vehicle.

Thursday, Sept. 28: At 8:57 am a complainant reported a DeWalt pressure washer was stolen from a residence in the 700 block of S. Oak St. An officer is investigating. At 6:58 pm as a result of a traffic stop in the 100 block of Ram Drive, Craig Johnson, 40, of Jefferson was arrested for operating while intoxicated- first offense (serious misdemeanor)*. He was also cited for open container, failure to provide security against liability, and excessive speed.

Wednesday, Sept. 28: At 7:52 pm Cassie Baugh advised her vehicle had been backed into as a subject was leaving Central Christian Church at 108 North Elm Street. Baugh advised the female driver was unaware she had struck the Baugh vehicle and drove away. Baugh is working to provide the officer with the name of the subject. Damage to the front of Baugh’s vehicle was estimated at $300. At 8:03 pm an employee at Regency Park reported the theft of money from her purse during her work shift at the facility. The officer was advised that others have had money taken in the recent past. The officer is working to speak to the other victims and an investigation has begun. At 8:42 pm staff at Shopko requested officers to advise any high school age subjects located in the parking lot that they are no longer welcome to meet up at the parking lot at the business, due to the large mess of garbage left behind on the previous evening. At 10:16 pm an officer investigated a two vehicle property damage accident in the 400 block of S. Cedar St. A 2008 Volkswagen Passat, owned by David Ausberger and operated by Lucas Ausberger of Jefferson, struck the rear of a legally parked vehicle while Ausberger left a parked position to enter the roadway. Ausberger advised he had been distracted by his passengers and struck the rear of the parked vehicle. The parked vehicle was a 2007 Honda Accord owned by Matthew Carlson of Jefferson. Ausberger was cited for unsafe starting of a stopped vehicle. Damage to the Volkswagen was estimated at$6,000; the car was towed from the scene. Damage to Carlson’s vehicle was estimated at $1,000.

Tuesday, Sept. 26: At 5:01 am an officer assisted the Jefferson fire department with a small house fire at 304 N. Locust St. The main power breaker box was smoking in the residence. No damage was reported. At 7:46 am staff at Central Christian Church at 108 N. Elm St reported an overnight burglary. Unknown subject(s) had entered the church overnight and removed computer and electronic equipment, as well as cash. Several doors were damaged and will need repairs. The officers located and collected fingerprints and other evidence and will be checking local surveillance video in the area. At 10:06 am a complainant reported an overnight burglary to his vehicle while it was parked in the alley in the 300 block of N. Vine St. A wallet and tools were removed from the vehicle. The officer is investigating. At 12:27 pm a complainant reported an identity theft to an officer at the LEC. Someone used her information to attempt to obtain a Kohl’s credit card. At 7:26 pm an officer picked up a stray kitten that was caught in the 300 block of E. Vest St and placed it in the animal holding facility. At 9:12 pm an officer located a group of teens throwing toilet paper at the middle school. The officer was able to stop and identify a few of the teens as they dispersed. ***** An arrest warrant has been requested for Angela Dawn Beem, 46, of Jefferson for criminal mischief- third degree (aggravated misdemeanor)*. The warrant stems from shoplifting incidents at Fareway on Sept. 11 and 12. Beem allegedly removed small alcohol bottles and took them to the restroom, drank them, and flushed the empty bottles down the toilet. This caused the stools to have to be removed to clear the sewer lines, resulting in costs to the business.

Monday, Sept. 25: At 7:58 am management at Kum & Go reported a gas drive off that had occurred on Sept. 23. The female attempted to use a credit card, which ultimately did not work. She left without paying for her fuel. The officer is investigating. At 8:06 am the Clarke County sheriff spoke with an officer concerning a stolen handgun. The gun was reported stolen in Jefferson on 12/27/2010. It had surfaced in Clarke County. At 2:07 pm management at Fareway provided an officer with video of a shoplifting event that had occurred on Sept. 22. The female subject in the video takes alcohol from the business without paying for it. The officer is working to identify the subject in the video. At 8:24 pm an officer investigated a two vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of Monroe St and S. Wilson. Samuel Naberhaus of Scranton was westbound driving a 2006 Cadillac STS owned by Mark Naberhaus. Megan Ball of Jefferson was southbound on Wilson driving a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox. Naberhaus failed to yield and the vehicles collided in the intersection. Nabehaus was cited for failure to yield to the vehicle on the right. Damage to his vehicle was estimated at $3,000. Damage to Ball’s vehicle was estimated at $20,000, which exceeds value. At 8:56 pm a complainant reported her house once again had toilet paper thrown all over the yard and that her mailbox was covered with syrup and flour. The complainant advised she would be supportive of criminal mischief charges against anyone caught on her property in the future. Officers will provide extra patrol as possible.

Sunday, Sept. 24: At 5:46 am staff at Sparky’s One Stop reported receiving a possible counterfeit $100 bill. They are working to identify who passed the bill by watching surveillance video of the store. At 10:02 pm an officer located a group of juveniles throwing toilet paper at the high school football field. The group was brought to the LEC and parents were contacted to pick up their children. The officer will follow up with school officials to determine if they support criminal mischief or trespassing charges in the matter. At 10:45 pm an officer located a group of juveniles near E. Park and Chestnut St. All four were cited for curfew violation. ***** Arrest warrants have been requested after the officer received results on lab tests on items seized in a traffic stop in the 1800 block of N. Elm on Sept. 14. The requested warrants are for Joshua Leon Baker, 31, of Leon for possession of marijuana- first offense (serious misdemeanor) and possession of drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor)*.

Saturday, Sept. 23: At 1:14 am a traffic stop was performed in the 200 block of W. State St, resulting in Brett Michael Roberts, 24, of Grand Junction being arrested for driving while license barred*. At 10:50 am a complainant arrived the at Law Enforcement Center with injuries to her face. She advised her boyfriend had punched her with a closed fist at a residence in the 300 block of N. Chestnut St. The officer was assisted by a deputy while searching for the male at the residence. The officer’s investigation led to the arrest of James Kenneth Harris, 30, of Jefferson for domestic abuse assault – serious*. At 12:35 pm staff at Casey’s General Store (N. Elm St) advised of a gas drive off there. A truck and trailer left the business without paying for $44.40 in fuel. At 6:16 pm Keith Schaffer reported his 2001 Buick Rainier was struck and damaged while parked in the 100 block of S. Pinet St. The vehicle suffered a reported $600 in damage to the rear corner. The officer could not locate any evidence as to what had struck the vehicle.

Friday, Sept. 22: At 6:41 am a complainant reported a group of subjects had lit a burn barrel in his front yard. The subjects were not present when the officer arrived. Officers went to a residence in the 600 block of N. Olive St looking for a male who had reportedly been involved. The resident denied the male was at her residence. She allowed officers to search her residence and the male was located. Janon Lezlie Olson, 46, of Jefferson was arrested and charged with interference with official acts (simple misdemeanor)*. At 10:13 am staff at Fareway reported a shoplifting had occurred there the previous day. The business provided the officer with video surveillance footage of female removing items from the business inside her purse. The officer was also given video of the vehicle driven by the female. The investigation continues. At 11:04 pm a traffic stop was performed in the 500 block of W. Central Ave. During the stop, the officer could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. During a probable cause search of the vehicle, the officer located a bag of suspected marijuana. The seized item will be sent to the lab for testing. Future charges are pending the test results. The driver was cited for failure to provide proof of security liability and warned for failure to obey a stop sign.

Thursday, Sept. 21: At 9:39 am Hy-Vee employees captured a stray cat. The officer placed the cat in the animal holding facility. At 6:05 pm a complainant reported three stolen computer tablets from a residence in the 600 block of N. Olive St. The officer is investigating. ***** An arrest warrant has been requested for Craig Steven Johnson, 40, of Jefferson for harassment- third degree (simple misdemeanor)*. The request comes after an incident reported the previous day at Casey’s (N. Elm). ***** An officer has completed an investigation that began on Aug. 16 after a complaint of sex abuse at a residence in the 1200 block of S. Elm St. The officer’s investigation found that the suspect had provided the female juvenile with marijuana during the events. The warrant requested for Craigg Michael Smith, 40, of Jefferson is for distributing drug near a school (class B felony)*.

Wednesday, Sept. 20: At 11:16 am an officer witnessed a subject he knew did not possess a valid driver’s license pumping gas into a vehicle at Kum & Go. The driver began to leave the area, but pulled back into the business by the air pump. The officer pulled in and spoke to the male. The investigation led to the arrest of Matthew Lee Hurley, 36, of Jefferson for driving while barred (aggravated misdemeanor)*. At 1:10 pm staff at Greene County High School requested an officer there for a student caught with tobacco products. The officer issued the male a citation for minor possessing tobacco. At 6:47 pm an officer investigated a property damage accident in the 300 block of W. Lincoln Way. Abbie Madison of Jefferson was westbound and sideswiped a 1999 Ford F250 legally parked on the north side of the street. Madison was cited for failure to maintain control. Damage to the vehicle she was driving, a 2006 Pontiac Vibe owned by Tina Sparks, was estimated at $1,000. Damage to the pickup truck, which is owned by Sam Harding, was estimated at $200. At 7:23 pm a complainant reported being harassed by her estranged husband at Casey’s (N. Elm St). The officer had earlier in the evening advised the husband to end all contact, per the wife’s wishes. Charges are pending. At 8:34 pm a resident brought to the LEC a stray cat that was caught in the 200 block of S. Oak St. The officer placed the cat in the animal holding facility.

Tuesday, Sept. 19: At 1:50 am a traffic stop at Highway 30 and Pioneer Ave resulted in the arrest of Damon Tyson Bennewitz, 37, of Des Moines for operating while intoxicated- first offense (serious misdemeanor)*.The officer had followed the vehicle out of the city limits after the vehicle crossed the center line. Bennewitz was also cited for improper use of lane. At 11:20 am staff at the Jefferson vet clinic advised a subject had dropped off a stray dog there. The officer place the animal in the animal holding facility. At 12:58 pm an officer assisted a deputy in the jail with an out of control arrestee.

Monday, Sept. 18: At 8:40 am a caller advised of a very young girl who was naked and locked out of an apartment in the 500 block of E. Lincoln Way. The officer made contact with the child and her mother at the address. The mother advised her daughter had removed her diaper and snuck outside the apartment. DHS will be contacted by the officer. At 10:46 am the Jefferson PD was assisted by the Greene and Guthrie County sheriff’s offices, as well as the Iowa State Patrol, in executing a search warrant at a residence in the 300 block of Main St in Jamaica. The officers were searching for tools stolen from a Durlam Electric truck at Fareway on July 31. Video footage provided from the business showed a passenger vehicle and male suspect committing the theft. A tip led to the vehicle being located at the Jamaica address. The tools were not recovered in the execution of the search warrant. Arrest warrants have been requested for Brett Dwaine West, 41, of Jamaica for theft- second degree (class D felony) and burglary- third degree (aggravated misdemeanor)*. At 1:27 pm a complainant reported the theft of a bicycle from a residence in the 700 block of S. Locust St. The bike was valued at $140. At 9:42 pm Becky Killion reported her 2009 Chrysler Town and Country van was damaged while parked in the gravel parking lot at Greene County High School. Her daughter had driven the van to school and returned to the van after a volleyball game, to find the rear window broken out. It appeared someone was spinning donuts in the gravel lot, kicking up a rock to break the glass. The damage estimate was $500. The officer is investigating to determine who was responsible.

Sunday, Sept. 17: At 4:18 pm a traffic stop in the 1400 block of N. Elm St resulted in the arrest of the driver, Christopher Hollis Christian, 37, of Ames for driving while barred.* He was also cited for excessive speed.

Saturday, Sept. 15: At 8:05 am a complainant reported a stray dog in the 100 block of S. Grimmell R. The officer placed the animal in the animal holding facility. At 5:49 pm staff at Casey’s (N. Elm St) reported a gas drive off of $46.58. The officer was given a vehicle description, but did not locate the vehicle. No outside video is available. At 6:50 pm a complainant advised her elderly aunt had driven her vehicle in the ditch somewhere on Highway 30 and was sitting in the damaged vehicle somewhere in Jefferson. As the officer was searching for the vehicle, it was located in Scranton. At 8:40 pm staff at Hy-Vee reported a stray cat there. The officer captured the cat and placed it in the animal holding facility.

Friday, Sept. 15: At 11:30 am management at Dairy Queen requested an officer there. A car with three juvenile males had come through the drive up window. After receiving their order, the driver lit a firecracker and threw it inside the store, through the drive up window. The officer is reviewing video to obtain suspects in the matter. At 2:32 pm an officer investigated a backing accident in the 200 block of E. Lincoln Way. Cheryl Sheer of Jefferson backed her 2017 Honda Pilot from a parking space on the south side of the street and backed into an eastbound 1999 Buick LeSabre operated by Dawn Brown of Jefferson and owned by Jade Milledge. Sheer was cited for unsafe backing upon a highway. Damage to her vehicle was estimated at $1,000. Brown was cited for failure to have a valid driver’s license and failure to provide proof of security liability. Damage to Milledge’s vehicle was estimated at $1,500.

Thursday, Sept. 14: At 1:19 am as a result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Highway 30 and Pioneer Ave, Nevin Wesley Reed, 26, of Grand Junction was charged with operating while intoxicated- second offense (aggravated misdemeanor)*. He was also cited for excessive speed and open container of alcohol. At 2:19 pm a resident located a stray cat in the 300 block of E. Washington St. An officer transported it to PAWS. At 9:19 pm as a result of a traffic stop in the 1700 block of N. Elm St an officer located marijuana in a vehicle being driven by Joshua Baker, 31, of Leon. Charges are pending on lab results. At 10:14 pm as a result of a traffic stop in the 600 block of W. Reed St Edward Raymond Bryson, 60, of Jefferson was charged with OWI – second offense* and cited for no valid driver’s license.

Wednesday, Sept. 13: At 12:30 pm an officer investigated a hit and run accident in the parking lot at Wild Rose Casino. A 2017 Chevy Malibu owned by Ysabel Alcantar of Altoona was sideswiped in the parking lot by a white Lincoln Navigator; the driver left the scene. The Malibu incurred a reported $500 in damages. The officer is working to identify the driver and vehicle that left the accident without reporting it.

Tuesday, Sept. 12: At 9:52 am management at Fareway reported that the previous day a female customer had removed alcohol from the shelf and took it to the bathroom to consume it. She had attempted to flush the small empty bottles, but they became logged in the toilet. The store provided the officer with video of the female and an investigation has started. At 12:43 pm management at Fareway advised the female from the previous day was back in the store. She had taken more alcohol into the bathroom. The officers arrived and made contact with the female, who admitted to both thefts. Angela Dawn Beem, 46, of Jefferson was arrested for theft- fifth degree (simple misdemeanor)*. An arrest warrant was requested for theft- fifth degree for the theft on Sept. 11. Future charges are pending for criminal mischief for the costs associated with removing the bottles from the sewer lines at the business. At 6:54 pm a traffic stop in the 1700 block of N. Elm resulted in the arrest of Franklin Allen Rhodes Jr on an outstanding Calhoun County arrest warrant for cruelty toward child.* At 7:56 pm a complainant reported a vape pen was stolen from a residence in the 700 block of W. Harrison St. She provided the officer with information accusing a family member of the theft. The officer is investigating.

Monday, Sept. 11: At 8:49 am an officer was requested by public works water employees at a residence in the 500 block of N. Locust St. The water service has been shut off at the residence, due to nonpayment. It appeared that someone had turned the service back on, as water usage shows on the meter. The officer is investigating. At 7:35 pm a complainant reported finding a bottle of urine thrown onto his property in the 900 block of N. Cedar St. He advised this is the second incident like this. The officer is investigating. At 8:13 pm a complainant reported illegal burning at a residence in the 400 block of W. Russell St. The officer made contact with the resident, who was burning a wooden swing set/play set. The resident has had previous warnings for illegal burning. Alysha Steece was cited for open burning restrictions. Only yard waste can be openly burned in Jefferson, per city ordinances.

Sunday, Sept. 10: At 10:01 am an officer investigated a backing accident in the 100 block of S. Walnut St. Joan Heiman of Jefferson struck a vehicle as she backed her 2001 Toyota Camry from a private drive in the 100 block of S. Walnut St. Heiman was cited for unsafe backing upon a highway. Damage to the parked vehicle, a 1998 GMC Sonoma owned by Ned Gibson of Gowrie, was estimated at $1,500. Damage to Heiman’s vehicle was estimated at $500. At 11 pm a complainant reported a piece of rebar sticking up in the railroad crossing on N. Grimmell Rd. Union Pacific was advised of the issue. At 6:42 pm a resident caught a stray cat on Park Place. The animal was placed in the animal holding facility by the officer. At 7:14 pm Union Pacific railroad advised of two juveniles on the tracks at the Wilson crossing. The juveniles had thrown a board, striking a window on the train engine as it passed. The officer responded, but did not locate the subjects. ***** A Greene County deputy performed a traffic stop with a vehicle on Saturday in rural Greene County. The deputy recovered stolen items from a passenger in the vehicle. The stolen items were reported over the weekend from burglaries in the 100 block of W. Madison St and the 300 block of S. Wilson. The officer charged Jake John Ball, 33, of Jefferson with two counts of burglary- third degree (class D felony), ongoing criminal conduct (class B felony), and violation of a no contact order (simple misdemeanor)*.

Saturday, Sept. 9: At 1:16 am an officer attempted a traffic stop in the 800 block of W. Washington St. The vehicle stopped in the road and three subjects ran from the area. The officer towed the vehicle to Impound and is investigating the incident. At 5:51 pm a JPD officer assisted a Greene County deputy with a reported stolen vehicle at Henderson Park south of Jefferson. The deputy located narcotics in the vehicle and arrested a male subject. No further assistance was needed from the officer. At 7:30 pm a complainant reported a burglary had occurred at her apartment in the 300 block of S. Wilson. Several jewelry items were reported missing from the apartment. The complainant advised she had allowed a known male to stay at the apartment for several days and suspected he had taken the jewelry. The officer is investigating.

Friday, Sept. 8: At 7:55 am an officer investigated a two vehicle accident at Greene County High School. Linsey Kitt of Jefferson was pulling into the parking lot but struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Alex Duff of Scranton. Damage to the Kitt vehicle, a 1995 Buick LeSabre owned by Louis Kitt, was estimated at $500. Damage to the Duff vehicle, a 2008 Buick LaCrosse, owned by Douglas Duff, was estimated at $750. No citation was issued, as the accident occurred on private property. At 8:13 am a second accident occurred at the high school. Susan Mills struck a parked 2001 Grand Prix owned by Dale Morlan of Jefferson. Damage to the Mills vehicle, a 1998 Toyota Corolla owned by Jill Mills, was estimated at $250. Damage to Morlan’s vehicle was estimated at $750. No citation was issued as the accident occurred on private property. At 9:51 am an officer arrested Bryan Gene Snell, 33, of Coon Rapids after a court hearing on an outstanding Guthrie County arrest warrant for failure to appear.* The original charge was OWI- third offense. At 1:08 pm staff at Edward Jones Investments advised of a stray dog at S. Chestnut and E. Harrison Sts. The officer returned the animal to its owner. At 11:04 pm a complainant reported a missing game camera and BB gun from inside a garage in the 100 block of W. Madison St. The officer is investigating.

Thursday, Sept. 7: At 9:32 am an officer investigated a backing accident at Oly’s Corner. Troy Pederson of Des Moines was backing a 2016 Freightliner semi tractor owned by Ryder Truck Rental when he struck a light pole. The vehicle suffered no damage, but the pole had a reported $1,000 in damages. Since the accident occurred outside of the roadway on private property, no citation was issued. At 12:31 pm a complainant reported a known male had entered her residence in the 300 block of N. Chestnut St without permission to be there and made threats towards her. The officer is investigating.

Wednesday, Sept. 6: At 11:20 am a project manager of Goberson-Smith Construction Company, which is pouring concrete to replace damaged roads near Deer Run and Matrosie Lane on the west side of Jefferson, called and advised a dark colored Jeep Liberty had driven through the area and driven on concrete that was not set. The vehicle had damaged the concrete and it will need to be torn out and re-poured. The damage estimate is $9,500. The driver was described as a dark-haired male in his 40s. The officer is investigating and requests any information the public can provide on a possible suspect.

At 2:23 pm a mother reported her 5-year-old daughter did not get off the school bus at the daycare provider’s in Jefferson. School officials located the girl, who had gotten off the bus on the wrong stop. She was returned to her mother. At 3:12 pm officers investigated a backing accident in the 100 block of N. Wilson. Bridgette Perez of Coon Rapids was backing her 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe from a space on the east side of the street. She did not see a northbound 2005 Toyota Camry driven by Joy Fox of Jefferson. Perez backed into Fox’s vehicle as it passed. Perez was cited for unsafe backing. Damage to her vehicle was estimated at $500. Damage to Fox’s vehicle was estimated at $2,000.

Tuesday, Sept. 5: At 10:07 am a complainant advised of cattle in the roadway in the 1400 block of S. Elm St. At 12:35 pm an officer investigated a hit and run accident that occurred in the 100 block of W. State St. A 2014 Chrysler 200 owned by Kashia Cooklin of Jefferson was backed into by an unknown truck. Her vehicle suffered $1,500 in damages to the front end. The officer is working to gather video from area banks to aid in identifying the other vehicle involved. At 6:56 pm the Carroll County sheriff’s office advised of a gas drive-off from Glidden. A Jefferson officer spotted the vehicle and performed a traffic stop on Highway 30 near and Mulberry St. The driver was advised to return to Glidden and pay for his fuel. At 8:04 pm an officer spoke to a subject concerning a school bus violation form provided by a bus driver. The form advised of a violation on Sept. 1 in the 300 block of N. Oak St. The officer’s investigation led to Samantha Lehnhoff of Jefferson being cited for fail to yield to school bus sign. ***** Test results came back positive on substances removed from a vehicle during a traffic stop on Hwy 4, two miles south of Jefferson. Arrest warrants have been requested for Amanda Andrean Abrams, 28, of Panora and Eric John Hellman, 31, of Panora for possession of marijuana- second offense (serious misdemeanor) and possession of drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor)*.

Monday, Sept. 4: At 9:52 am a park and recreation worker reported criminal mischief damage at Washington Park. Someone had removed bolts holding a seat to the picnic table. At 10:12 am staff at Casey’s (N. Elm St) reported a gas drive off. The vehicle was not located by the responding officer. The subject left without paying for $11.95 in fuel. At 4:04 pm officers and a key holder responded to a bank alarm activation at People’s Trust & Savings Bank. All was fine in the bank. ***Four male juveniles have been charged in juvenile court for two counts each of criminal mischief- fifth degree. The charges stem from a rash of reported criminal mischiefs occurring in the south part of Jefferson in late July.

Sunday, Sept. 3: At 12:06 am officers were called to the emergency room at Greene County Medical Center for a reported assault. The officer arrived and learned a male had been assaulted at an apartment in the 300 block of N. Wilson. The officer interviewed the victim and several witnesses. An arrest warrant has been requested for James Lee Hoyle, 18, of Beaver for assault causing bodily injury (class D felony)*. At 12:54 pm a resident caught a stray dog in the 300 block of S. Oak St. The officer placed the animal in the animal holding facility. At 5:42 pm staff at Kum & Go reported a female trying to use a credit card there. When attempts were made to use the card, the machine advised it was fraud. The female left the area before the business called the police. The business did not have a loss. The officer is investigating. At 11:11 pm an officer located a dog running loose in the 200 block of W. Vest St. The animal was placed in the animal holding facility.

Saturday, Sept. 2: At 4:13 am a caller advised someone had put the rolling stop signs out at S. Elm and W. Madison Sts. The officer removed them from the roadway. At 4:27 pm a caller advised of two female juveniles climbing on the construction scaffolding at the elementary school. The officer made contact with the subjects and warned them of the dangers involved. They were sent on their way. At 5:29 pm a complainant reported the theft of prescription medications from a residence in the 600 block of N. Olive St. The officer is investigating.

Friday, Sept. 1: At 8:43 pm a complainant reported criminal mischief to a residence in the 100 block of Sunset Place. Someone had broken out a sidelight window on the front entry door. The officer is investigating.

*Note: All charges are merely an accusation. All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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