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Aggravated burglary

A purse, two checks, a driver’s license, Social Security card, digital camera, film camera, and $80 were reported stolen at 3:29 p.m. July 3 from Joyce D. Kyle on Wagonwheel Road, rural Florence. The purse was recovered later that day.

Aggravated burglary

Five checks, a Vision card, driver’s license, and $450 were reported stolen at 1:58 p.m. July 3 from Herbert E. Strotkamp of Cincinnati Street, Burns.


Friday: Police assisted with an incident involving a juvenile at a home. Police took a report of a harassing phone call. Police assisted Harvey County sheriff’s deputies with recovery of a vehicle stolen in Harvey County and recovered in Peabody.

Saturday: An incident at a downtown business was reported. A report was generated about attempted theft of an all-terrain vehicle.

Burglary and forgery

Two checks were reported stolen between July 3 and 6 from Linden W. and Dorene L. Thiessen of rural Hillsboro, and one check was reported forged. Police suspect a family member was involved.

Domestic battery and aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer

Roberta Kyle of Hutchinson reported being hit by her husband, who had been drinking, at 8:30 p.m. July 7 in the 100 block of W. 7th Street in Florence. Deputy Travis Wilson arrested the husband and accused him of threatening him with a firearm. The husband, Daniel Kyle, was jailed on charges of domestic violence and aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer. The victim was featured last week in a story about her terminal illness.

Driving under the influence

Bradley Carlson, 51, of Marion was accused of driving under the influence at 1:40 a.m. July 7 in the 400 block of East Main Street, Marion.

Misdemeanor theft

Amanda Horacek, 28, of Hillsboro reported theft of nine tablets of prescription Xanex worth $50 between 4p.m. July 8 and 4 a.m. July 9 at Container Services. There were no signs of forced entry.


A fishing rod and reel, tackle box with tackle, and fishing license were reported stolen from Deborah S. Blanding of Beloit July 6 at Marion Reservoir.

Theft of motor fuel

Theft of 20 gallons of unleaded gasoline from a motor vehicle was reported by James L. Bartel of 250th Road, rural Hillsboro, between June 24 and 25 in the 2300 block of Bison Road, rural Lehigh.

Last modified July 18, 2013