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.
May 16 — Found property was returned. No contact was made when police attempted to check on the welfare of a resident of the 100 block of S. Floral St.
May 17 — Two people were arrested on suspicion of domestic battery after separate disturbances in the 400 block of S. Cedar St. and the 100 block of N. Jefferson St. A fireworks complaint, also in the 400 block of S. Cedar St., was deemed unfounded. Police stood by during a civil matter in the 400 block of W. Grand Ave.
May 18 — Theft of a pair of shoes from an unlocked dorm room at Tabor College was reported. A driver was warned for failing to yield at C and Washington Sts. Curfew at Memorial Park was enforced. Police stood by during a civil matter, once again in the 400 block of S. Cedar St.
Thursday — Dumping of improper items at the city recycling center was investigated. A driver was cited for speeding at Ash and Willow Sts.
Friday — A vehicle left inside the town’s sports complex was investigated. Police stood by during a civil matter in the 300 block of N. Ash St. and answered a resident’s questions about a civil property issue.
Saturday — A woman was arrested after allegedly pulling a bag containing methamphetamine residue out of her purse when she was taken to the police station after police checked on her welfare outside Casey’s General Store.
Sunday — A driver was warned for speeding and equipment violations in the 300 block of S. Washington St. Police attempted to return to its owner property that had come into police custody. The welfare of a resident of the 300 block of S. Washington St. was checked by phone.
May 16 — A driver was cited for going 35 mph in a 20-mph zone at Main and 3rd Sts. No problems were found when reports of a suspicious vehicle and of a suspicious person in the 400 block of Arbor St. were checked.
May 17 — Two dogs reportedly running free in the 300 block of S. 1st St. were not found, but police did meet with the dogs’ owner, who was looking for them. A cell phone turned in was returned to its owner. Storm debris was reported to city crews.
May 18 — The owner of a rooster was told roosters are not allowed under city ordinance. Two dogs reportedly running free in the 500 block of N. Lincoln St. were not found. A driver was warned for speeding.
Thursday — A cell phone reported as possibly having been stolen in the 1000 block of E. Main St. later was found. Residents whose yards needed mowing were notified. A driver was warned for speeding.
Friday — Police attended Career on Wheels Day at Marion Elementary School.
Saturday — A microwave oven was discovered by a resident in a yard in the 100 block of N. Cedar St. A noise complaint in the 200 block of N. Cedar St. was investigated. A driver was cited for going 79 mph in a 65-mph zone on US-56 near Cedar St. Another driver was warned about a malfunctioning brake light.
Sunday — A tractor became stuck near train tracks on Main St. A wallet that had been found was returned to its owner. A driver was cited for having no proof of liability insurance and going 78 mph in a 65-mph zone on US-56 near Industrial St.
Last modified May 25, 2022