Police activity reports | Marion County File
Law enforcement agencies provided these activity reports last week. Routine patrols, inspections, training and assistance to other agencies are excluded.
September 27 – Vandalism at a Memorial Park shelter was investigated. A dog owner has been cited for letting dogs run free. A reported intruder in the 300 block of S. Ash Street left before an officer arrived. Police heard complaints about a neighbor’s surveillance camera pointing at a resident’s house and improper parking in Ampride. Police were also called regarding a dispute between neighbors in the 100 block of S. Cedar Street. A driver locked out of a vehicle was referred to a locksmith.
September 28 – Police notified the director of the municipal museum of suspicious activity on the museum grounds. An allegedly threatening text message was investigated. Vandalism has been reported in the 400 block of S. Lincoln Street and a stray dog has been reported as well as a property line conflict in the 100 block of S. Cedar Street.
September 29 – Suspicious activity on museum grounds and a complaint of bullying at Hillsboro High School were investigated. Police notified water crews of a possible water leak in the 500 block of S. Washington Street and referred another locked out motorist to a locksmith.
Thursday – Police investigated a reported violation of a protection order by spectators at a college football game. They were also called to a verbal marital dispute in the 300 block of S. Wilson Street. The property has been returned to a resident.
Friday – A possibly drunk driver heading to Hillsboro on US-56 has not been located. Police have been called in a land dispute in the 300 block of S. Main Street.
Saturday – Minors were warned against breaking the curfew. A driver has been warned about a faulty headlight. A vehicle possibly coming towards Hillsboro has not been found.
Sunday – Police investigated a personal injury accident, warned a motorist about speeding and were told of a stray dog.
September 27 – A loose dog was taken to the Animal Health Center. Police have determined that there were no issues with a suspicious person reported near Roosevelt and Nickerson Streets. or by a disconnected 911 call from the 1200 block of E. Main St.
September 28 – Police discovered an open door to an undisclosed location and secured the building. They also determined that there was no problem with the suspicious activity reported in the 900 block of E. Main Street.
September 29 – A dog bite in the 500 block of N. Freeborn Street and a suspicious person in the 1200 block of E. Main Street were investigated.
Thursday – A loose dog in the 300 block of S. Freeborn Street has been returned to its pen. The owner of a second dog at large has been contacted. A driver has been warned about a faulty headlight. A vehicle received a ticket for illegal parking.
Friday – A driver was cited for driving 37 mph in a school zone at 20 mph. A second driver was warned for speeding. Police returned a phone call about a civil matter and could not find a vehicle involved in a driving complaint.
Saturday – Police investigated a noise complaint in Block 600 of S. Cedar St.
Sunday – A child who wandered away from a home in the 200 block of S. Lincoln Street was located and returned to a parent’s home. Five drivers have been cited for driving at 79, 80, 81, 83 and 94 mph in a 65 mph zone. Police investigated a report of motorcycles traveling on the city’s flood control dyke.