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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. 28 — A false alarm at Emprise Bank was investigated. A dog dropped off at the police department was returned to its owner. A driver in the 200 block of E. Grand Ave. was cited for running a stop sign. Police assisted with a child custody issue.

Nov. 29 — Routine activities.

Nov. 30 — Fraudulent credit cards were used 22 times to purchase $3,677.25 in diesel fuel between Aug. 1 and Nov. 15 at Epps Fuel Depot, 600 Western Heights Circle. Kayla D. Ratzlaff, 33, Hillsboro, was arrested on suspicion of having scratched the neck of her ex-husband by pushing him into a piece of furniture at their residence in the 600 block of W. Grand Ave. A trespassing issue in the 300 block of N. Ash St. and a complaint about parking on private property were investigated.

Thursday — A dog running free at Cedar and B Sts. eluded capture. A report of suspicious activity at Lincoln and A Sts. was determined to be unfounded.

Friday — A report of a dog running free on N. Main St. was determined to be unfounded. Police met with a resident about lost property.

Saturday — Routine activities, including assisting with Down Home Christmas.

Sunday — Driver Dawn M. Setzer, 39, and passenger Dustin D. Rodgers, 47, were arrested on suspicion of drug charges after Setzer’s vehicle was stopped at Jade and 190th Rds. for having no license plate light. No report was made after damage to a vehicle in the 400 block of S. Main St. was investigated. No problems were detected with a disconnected 911 call from the 200 block of S. Date St.


Two vehicles were stopped this week.

Nov. 28 — Police stood by during a civil matter in the 400 block of S. 3rd St. and removed street debris near Coble and Lawrence St.

Nov. 29 — A fraudulent bank card transaction was reported.

Nov. 30 — Routine activities.

Thursday — A dog running free in the 1200 block of E. Main St. was taken to a veterinary clinic.

Friday — A non-injury accident in which a vehicle hit a utility pole remains under investigation. Debris was removed from the 900 block of E. Lawrence St. Welfare of a resident of the 400 block of N. Freeborn St. was checked. An open door at a residence was investigated.

Saturday — A complaint about parking in the 100 block of N. 3rd St. resulted in a vehicle being moved by its owner.

Sunday — Nothing was reported.

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