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.
Sept. 22 — A motorist was cited for an illegal tag, a child without a seatbelt on, and not having insurance in the 500 block of W. C St. A motorist was warned for speeding on Ash St. at Orchard Dr.
Sept. 23 — Officers investigated parking complaints at Tabor College. People were warned for riding in the back of a pickup truck on Orchard Dr.
Thursday — A report was made of possible identity theft. An Iowa man and woman were arrested after police spotted a suspicious vehicle parked at Subway, and smelled marijuana in the vehicle. Angela A. Burmeister, 29, and Harold C. Clark Jr., 50, were arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana, according to jail records. A report is pending.
Friday — Police assisted a person with an accident report. Officers provided a walk-through during a person’s garage sale.
Saturday — A dog owner was warned about having pets running free at Washington and 2nd Sts. Police responded to a false alarm at Emprise Bank.
Sept. 21 — Officers provided traffic control for a garage being moved through town. A motorist was warned for not having a tag light on US-56 near Upland Rd. A motorist was cited for driving 32 mph in a 20 mph zone near Main and Lincoln Sts.
Sept. 22 — An unregistered vehicle was tagged with a 48-hour tow sticker in the 200 block of N. 4th St. Motorists were warned for speeding on US-56 near Ridge Rd., for a headlight out near Kellison and Cedar Sts., and for a headlight out near Main and Cedar Sts.
Sept. 23 — Motorists were warned for making an illegal J-turn in the 300 block of E. Main St., and for speeding near Main and Locust Sts.
Thursday — A person was warned for having an unregistered vehicle in the roadway in the 200 block of N. 4th St. The vehicle was moved. A report of suspicious activity in the 300 block of E. Main St. proved unfounded. A motorist was warned for speeding near 3rd and Main Sts. A motorist was cited for driving 31 mph in a 20 mph zone.
Friday — Officers assisted with finding a child who had left Marion Elementary School. A dog running free was taken to Animal Health Center. A non-injury accident was investigated after a vehicle hit a gas meter in the 700 block of S. Freeborn St. A motorist was warned for driving the wrong way on a one-way street in the 100 block of N. 4th St. Officers met with a person whose garage was damaged in the 400 block of Walnut St., but no report was made.
Saturday — A person was warned for not wearing a seatbelt in a vehicle during Saturday’s cruise on Main St.
Sunday — A non-injury accident was investigated in the 200 block of E. Main St. A motorist was cited for driving 79 mph in a 65 mph zone.
Sept. 23 — An oxygen tank from a torch set was reported stolen in the 100 block of W. 6th St. A report was made of criminal damage to property in the 600 block of N. Olive St.
Thursday — A report was made of a verbal dispute at Dollar General, but police determined no action was needed. Police provided assistance with an out-of-control teenager at Peabody-Burns High School, and a sheriff’s deputy and Peabody ambulance stood by.
Last modified Oct. 1, 2020