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. Dates may reflect starting or ending dates of officers’ shifts rather than actual dates of occurrence.
March 14 — A tire fell off a vehicle causing a non-injury accident at Ash St. and US-56. A resident was taken to a shelter in Newton. Police directed traffic while a house was moved across town. A motorist was ticketed for speeding in the 800 block of S. Ash St. Another was warned for an equipment violation in the 400 block of N. Ash St. A suspicious vehicle parked in 700 block of S. Main St. was investigated. Police stood by during a civil matter in the 100 block of N. Washington St.
March 15 — Police met with juveniles shooting BB guns within the city limits. Drivers were cited for speeding in the 800 block of S. Ash St. and for having expired registration in the 900 block of E. D St.
March 16 — Drivers were warned at Ash at D St., at Ash and US-56, and on US-56 near Santa Fe St. for equipment violations.
Thursday — A report of a garage break-in in the 200 block of S. Adams St. was determined to be unfounded. A resident of the 200 block of N. Washington St. complained about someone repeatedly knocking on a door.
Friday — Police still are looking for a dog that bit a young bicyclist on the leg in the 100 block of S. Cedar St. Suspicious activity was reported in the 100 block of N. Washington St. Police helped a motorist at US-56 and K-15.
Saturday — A 60-year-old Wichita woman was arrested after entering a garage without permission in the 300 block of S. Wilson St. A suicidal woman who attempted to cut her wrist in the 400 block of S. Cedar St. was taken to Hillsboro Community Hospital by Hillsboro ambulance. Investigation of damage to a storage unit at 405 Orchard Dr. is continuing. A driver was cited for speeding at Juniper at Ash Sts. A resident complained about hearing people talk outside in the 100 block of N. Washington St. Police met with a resident about a missing relative in Missouri.
Sunday — Police attempted to counsel a resident having mental issues.
March 14 — A dog picked up in the 700 block of S. Roosevelt St. was taken to Animal Health Center. No problems were found with a vehicle reported as suspicious in the 600 block of W. Main St. A resident complained of reckless driving in the 200 block of N. Roosevelt St. Four other drivers were warned about speeding or equipment violations.
March 15 — A parking complaint in the 100 block of N. 2nd St. was investigated. A driver was ticketed for going 89 mph in a 65-mph zone. Four more drivers were warned about speeding or equipment violations.
March 16 — An open door in the 300 block of E. Main St. was secured. Police checked on the welfare of a resident in the 100 block of N. 3rd St..
Thursday — A dog running loose in the 700 block of Denver St. was picked up by its owner when an officer arrived. Another dog, picked up in the 100 block of Billings St., was taken to Animal Health Center. Police talked to someone who had information about another person with outstanding warrants.
Friday — Police directed traffic around a a disabled vehicle. Three drivers were warned about speeding or equipment violations. Police met with a resident regarding a child custody issue.
Saturday — Police attempted to notify the owners of a dog that had been hit by a vehicle. Police could not find motorcycles reportedly being driven inappropriately on S. 3rd St. Three drivers were warned about speeding or equipment violations.
Sunday — Six drivers were warned about speeding or equipment violations. A nuisance property notice was served on a building in the 100 block of Billings St.
Last modified March 23, 2022