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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.


Sept. 18 — Police located the owner of a dog running from at Ampride. A driver in the 200 block of Madison St. was warned for having expired registration. A suspicious vehicle parked behind CarQuest after hours turned out to belong to an employee.

Sept. 19 — Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks was notified about an injured hawk in Hillsboro Heights. Police helped deal with a situation involving a juvenile’s mental health. A hit-and-run fender-bender in the parking lot of Casey’s General Store was investigated. A false alarm at Hillsboro Industries was checked.

Sept. 20 — A dog running free in the 800 block of W. Grand Ave. was returned to its owner. A one-vehicle accident caused by a mechanical failure in the 400 block of N. Ash St. was investigated.

Thursday — Found property was returned to a resident. Police helped get fuel for a family traveling to Florida.

Friday — A dog running free in the 100 block of W. Grand Ave. was returned to its owner’s residence and secured. A driver in the 200 block of Industrial Rd. was warned about veering outside an appropriate traffic lane.

Saturday — Police met with juveniles trespassing at the county fairgrounds.

Sunday — A report of suspicious activity in 400 block of S. Birch St. was determined to be unfounded.


Since arriving in Marion, Chief Gideon Cody has declined to provide weekly reports of Marion police activities.

Last modified Sept. 28, 2023