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– Officers responded to East Third Street at 2:34 a.m. Thursday to a report of a suspicious vehicle. The caller complained about a vehicle parked outside his residence. Officers spoke with a man who said he was visiting his girlfriend, and a woman who confirmed the man was her boyfriend.

– Officers responded to West Fourteenth Street at 8:02 a.m. Thursday for an accident report. At around 9 p.m. Wednesday, an individual damaged his vehicle in a ditch under construction on South Ellsworth Avenue while leaving Consumer Bank. The driver wanted a report on file as damage had been done to the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

— Officers responded to the 1500 block of Southeast Boulevard at 9:22 a.m. Thursday for a possible hack. Officers arrived and fixed the problem.

– Officers responded to a nursing home on Benton Road at 9.46am Thursday for an aggressive patient refusing to go to hospital. When the police arrived, the patient went to the hospital without any problem.

– Officers spoke to Franklin Street, a woman on the phone at 11:29 a.m. Thursday, about the possibility that her vehicle had been tampered with.

– Officers responded to the 1700 block of Maple Street at 11:34 a.m. Thursday to a report of a dog tied up in a yard with no water. Officers found a beagle in a shady part of the yard, the beagle appeared healthy and was friendly. Officers found the dog’s food and water dishes full near the base of a tree and within easy reach.

– Officers responded to 200 Block of East Seventh Street at 1:31 p.m. Thursday to report a stray dog. Upon arrival, officers encountered the caller who had successfully brought the dog inside. The dog was picked up from the caller’s residence by the owners, and the owners were told that if the dog wandered off again, they would be cited.

–A Broadway Avenue woman reported receiving a suspicious phone call at 1:32 p.m. Thursday. The caller said his first name and after the woman answered “Yes” they hung up. No unauthorized transactions had taken place. After calling the number, officers were connected to an automated message claiming to be a fundraiser for the National Police. Agents were unable to connect to a human caller. The woman was advised to inform her bank of the situation and ask them to monitor her account for suspicious transactions.

–An East State Street business reported at 1:37 p.m. Thursday that an angry customer was creating a disturbance in the parking lot. The man was angry that staff had gone on a lunch break before arriving to collect his prescription. The customer left before the police arrived and the company was advised to contact them when he returned.

– A South Broadway Avenue woman filed a report at 2:41 p.m. Thursday regarding an ongoing issue with a male co-worker. The police informed the woman that she would speak to her colleague about the problem.

– Officers responded to East State Street at 3:13 p.m. Thursday for a wellness check. Officers managed to contact the resident, who said everything was fine.

– Officers spoke to a Lundy Avenue woman about a potential harassing phone call at 4:26 p.m. Thursday, advising her of her options.

– An East Fourth Street man reported at 5:09 p.m. Thursday that his wife assaulted him. Officers took photos and a report was filed.

– Officers responded to a park on Court Drive at 7.27pm Thursday for reports of a suspicious man walking around the park and making inappropriate comments to minors. Officers spoke to the man who said he was just trying to make friends and be friendly. Officers asked him to leave and the man complied.

– Officers responded to the 1800 block of East Third Street at 8:07 p.m. Thursday for a dirt bike being driven down the road. Officers were unable to locate the off-road motorcycle in question.

–Officers responded to the 300 block of Rose Avenue at 9:03 p.m. Thursday for a domestic in progress. Officers spoke with two women who explained that there was no physical abuse. The man had already left before the police arrived.

– Officers responded to the intersection of Cedar Ridge Drive and Southeast Boulevard at 10:29 p.m. Thursday for a wellness check. Officers located the woman who informed them she was heading to the bank. Officers offered the woman to go to the bank and back, but she refused. Officers deemed everything to be fine.




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