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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.


Nov. 7 — A dog owner was ticketed after his or her dog was found running free in the 200 block of N. Washington St. The dog was returned. Drivers were warned for speeding at 190th and Mustang Rds., on Orchard Dr., and on US-56 at Ash St.

Nov. 8 — Trace amounts of drugs were discovered when an arrest warrant for an unrelated matter was served. A parking issue in the 500 block of W. Grand Ave. was addressed.

Nov. 9 — A driver in the 500 block of S. Adams St. was warned about an equipment violation. A ride to Hillsboro Community was provided Hospital for a citizen involved in a mental health situation.

Thursday — Routine activities.

Friday — No problems were found when investigating disconnected 911 calls from the 100 block of S. Jefferson St. and the 300 block of S. Adams St., where a child had been playing with a phone.

Saturday — Door-to-door salespeople reported on W. Grand Ave. were not located. A package sent to a wrong address was retrieved.

Sunday — Damage to a mailbox was reported. A disconnected 911 call from Parkside Homes was found to be accidental. A driver was warned for running a stop sign at Birch at D Sts.


Police reported stopping seven vehicles for traffic-related matters during the week.

Nov. 7 — Dakota L. Easterberg, 26, Marion, and Kyle R. Pruitt, 22, Newton, were arrested at the courthouse on warrants alleging probation violation.

Nov. 8 — Dustin J. Luchi, 43, Marion, was arrested in the 400 block of S. Grant St. on warrants alleging three counts of probation violation and making a criminal threat.

Nov. 9 — Debris was removed from pavement near Billings and Main Sts. Police met with someone regarding trespassing in the 500 block of S. Freeborn St.

Thursday — Two dogs reported to be running free in the 900 block of N. Cedar St. were not located. A panic alarm at Marion Senior Center again malfunctioned. No source was found for a loud boom reported in the 200 block of Tanglewood St. Traffic was diverted so a helicopter could land at St. Luke Hospital.

Friday — A dog running free was returned to its owner on E. Santa Fe St. A resident received a ride home from St. Luke Hospital. Questions about serving an order of protection from abuse were referred to the sheriff’s office.

Saturday and Sunday — No activities were reported.

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