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These offense reports were released Friday by the Marion County sheriff’s office and Marion police.

Criminal damage to property

Two plate glass windows, valued at $1,000 each, were broken at 106 Main St., Lehigh. Mark Eugene Funk, Newton, reported the damage June 29.

Someone used a chain saw and cut down a utility pole at Mustang and 50th roads, Peabody. A Flint Hills Rural Electric Cooperative employee reported the crime June 29. When the pole fell to the ground, it caused a fire, burning several acres of pasture. The pole was valued at $2,000.

A window was broken and a streetlight was shot out in the 1400 block of Denver Street, Marion. The crime was reported June 24. The loss was valued at $350.


A cell phone was taken July 4 from the James C. Abbas residence at 1062 Alamo Road, Newton. The phone was valued at $700.


Three burglaries are being investigated by Marion police.

A table saw, framing nailer, roofing nailer, leaf blower, and miscellaneous items were removed from a garage at 108 W. Santa Fe St., Marion, and were reported stolen June 5. The items were valued at $103,000.

Someone entered a residence at 406 S. Lincoln St., Marion, while the victim was asleep at 1 a.m. June 24 and removed four packs of cigarettes and $120 cash.

The Downtown Eatery, 211 E. Main St., Marion, was burglarized July 1 when someone entered an office area and removed $60 cash.

Theft and deprivation of property

The City of Marion discovered that an individual had replaced an electric meter after power had been shut off at a residence at 223 N. Roosevelt St., Marion. The electricity was disconnected May 12 and the theft was rep

Last modified July 13, 2011