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.
June 14 — Police responded to a false alarm at Central National Bank and could not locate a person who reportedly was in a residence in the 300 block of S. Wilson St. without permission.
June 15 — A driver was ticketed for alleged reckless driving after a non-injury accident near the entrance to the city pool.
June 16 — Police helped a resident look for a lost item and followed up on a report of illegal parking.
Thursday — A 92-year-old man’s unattended death of in the 200 block of S. Birch St. was determined to be from natural causes. A motorist was warned for speeding in the 900 block of E. D St. Missing property was recovered and returned to its owner.
Friday — A recreational vehicle hit an awning at Sonic Drive-In but left before police arrived. Parents of children involved in a reported fight at the city park were contacted. A report of a possible meth lab dump site proved unfounded. A missing person was discovered to have gone shopping without turning on a cell phone. A motorist was warned for an equipment violation at D and Birch Sts. A vehicle with a flat tire blocked traffic at Santa Fe St. and US-56.
Saturday — Motorists were warned for failing to yield at Ash St. and US-56 and for having equipment violations at Ampride and in the 500 block of S. Ash St. Police checked on the welfare of a resident in the 600 block of S. Ash St. and met with a resident who was concerned about a social media posting.
Sunday — What were reported as shots fired in the 400 block of W. Grand Ave. ended up being the repeated slamming of a door during a couple’s argument. A driver suspected of being under the influence of alcohol tested with a blood alcohol content below the legal limit but was cited for reckless driving and having no vehicle registration.
June 14 — Police met with kids whose cat was stuck in a storm drain in the 100 block of 5th St. A motorist in the 400 block of W. Main St. was cited for having expired registration. Another motorist was cited for driving 78 mph in a 65-mph zone at US-56 and Timber Rd. Warnings for speeding and equipment also were issued.
June 15 — A vandalism report in the 400 block of N. Roosevelt St. proved unfounded. A motorist was cited for going 32 mph in a 20-mph zone at Cedar and Main Sts.
June 16 — Two warnings for speeding were issued. A misdialed 911 call and possible violation of an order of protection were investigated. No report was made of a possible break-in in the 300 block of N. Roosevelt St.
Thursday — Police were called to the 300 block of E. Main St. about a forgery that may have occurred elsewhere. A person reported as missing from the 400 block of N. Lincoln St. was located without incident. Motorists were warned for speeding and an equipment violation.
Friday — A motorist was cited for going 78 mph in a 65-mph zone at US-56 and Cedar St. Warnings also were issued for speeding and a faulty headlight.
Saturday — A motorist was cited for illegal parking in the 500 block of S. Cedar St. Other motorists were warned for driving an unregistered special- purpose vehicle and for having a faulty headlight. A resident reported looking for escaped dogs.
Sunday — Justin Loomis, 27, wanted on four warrants alleging failure to appear in court, was arrested while driving near 3rd and Burbridge Sts. Another motorist was cited for driving 44 mph in a 30-mph zone in the 700 block of N. Cedar St. A third was warned for having a faulty headlight.
Last modified June 24, 2021