March 23: Officers took a child custody complaint, a traffic complaint, and a dog complaint. Police also checked on suspicious activity.
March 24: Officers addressed a report of an out-of-control person and took damage and dog complaints. Police also responded to a vehicle lockout, addressed a report of a possible protection from abuse violation, and attended domestic violence training.
March 25: Officers arrested Mathew Mickey, 35, of Hillsboro, who was wanted on a warrant, took a parking complaint, and addressed a child welfare concern. Police also responded to a harassment complaint in which a motorist reported being harassed by another driver.
March 26: Police responded to a property dispute and addressed a report of a suspicious vehicle.
Thursday: Officers took a report of a person with suspicious wounds at Hillsboro Community Hospital in which the person reported being assaulted in Newton.
Friday: Police took a noise complaint and a damage complaint in which a vehicle’s window had been broken. Officers also took a report of a suspicious vehicle.
Saturday: Officers responded to a report of theft that turned out to be a civil matter.
March 13: Police contacted the Department for Children and Families about a possible sexual assault case and responded to a disturbance where a juvenile was arrested on suspicion of battery and transported to KVC Wheatland Psychiatric Hospital in Hays.
March 14: Officers took a report of a possible theft at the high school and arrested Trevor Zellers of Larned and James Kirkwood of Garfield on suspicion of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
March 15: Officers took a report of a found suspicious item in a back yard, took a report of found drugs along the street in the 500 block of E. Main St., assisted Marion fire with an out-of-control grass fire near a structure, and arrested Jason Brewer of Marion on suspicion of being a minor in consumption.
March 16: Canine officer Legion indicated upon a vehicle during a traffic stop where Jacob Harper of Marion was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and transporting alcohol in an open container.
March 18: Police responded to an alarm call at Carlsons’ Grocery; everything was found to be OK. Officers returned a found headstone to Newton.
March 20: After canine officer Legion indicated on a car during a traffic stop, Andrea Hendricks of Marion was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia and transporting alcohol in an open container. Police received a call of a man drinking behind a business. The man was found an hour later on Main St. in front of Central Park, where he was arrested on suspicion being a pedestrian under the influence; preliminary breath tests showed he was nearly four times the legal limit of 0.08. Officers responded to the motel for a disturbance.
March 21: Officers took a report of a possible attempted break-in.
March 22: Officers took a report of a suspicious person, arrested Broc Allen, of Kansas City, Kan., after discovering marijuana in his vehicle. He was arrested on charges of driving while license was suspended, possession, and no proof of insurance. The vehicle had to be towed.
March 24: Police assisted a resident with a civil custody issue.
March 25: Officers took a report of a dog at large; and a dog that had bitten a child who was returned to its owner; the owner was issued two citations for the bite. Officers took a report of illegal dumping and responded to a domestic disturbance where individuals had gotten into a verbal argument.
March 26: Police responded to a report of a suspicious person near D&J Liquor, took a reckless driver complaint on Main St., talked to officers in reference to a coyote problem near the co-op and took a report of barricades being blown across the street at 4th and Main St., and nearly striking a vehicle. Police took parking complaints at the USDA office on Eisenhower Dr. for people parking there illegally for school sporting events.
March 19: Police took a report of harassment that is being monitored. Jermain Stockman of Peabody was arrested on a charge of failure to appear in Peabody Municipal Court.
March 24: Officers took a report of a prowler and it is under investigation.
March 25: A report of phone harassment was taken.
March 26: Police took an information report.
Saturday: Cheri Herald was cited on suspicion of driving while suspended. A report of criminal damage to property was filed; the victim was the city of Peabody for damage at the dog pound. Alan Hatton, Peabody, was arrested and charged with driving while suspended.