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incident reports

Hillsboro police

March 9: Officers took a report of someone operating an unauthorized vehicle. Police also responded to a disturbance complaint in which officers found a man and a woman in a verbal domestic confrontation.

March 10: Police performed a welfare check, took a dog complaint, and addressed a report of suspicious activity in Hillsboro Heights in which someone had tampered with the exterior of a business.

March 11: Officers fingerprinted people for employment, registered bicycles, and assisted an outside agency with a threat complaint.

March 12: Police took reports of an unregistered vehicle, a disorderly juvenile, and a dog complaint. Officers also provided escort for the Hillsboro High School girls’ basketball team, and addressed a property dispute in which there was a civil dispute over a vehicle.

Thursday: Police addressed a child custody dispute in which an ex-spouse was threatening to take the child out of the state against court orders. Officers also took several reports of abandoned bicycles, provided escort for the Hillsboro High School boys’ basketball team, and responded to a parking complaint in which a man reported that several individuals had parked vehicles on his property.

Friday: Officers performed a welfare check, took a report of possible suicidal person, and addressed a theft report in which a subject reported items missing from her residence.

Saturday: Police took a parking complaint, a report of animal welfare concern, and responded to a report of a physical altercation between two juveniles.

marion police

Feb. 28: Officers responded to a domestic disturbance and separated the parties. Officers took a report of a skunk in the park but were unable to locate it. Officers responded to Oasis twice for out-of-control juveniles. Police assisted sheriff’s officers with an underage drinking party and arrested two juveniles, conducted a traffic stop where illegal drugs were found by the drug dog, and responded to a call about criminal damage to property.

March 1: Officers responded to St. Luke Hospital for a report of assault; the case was found to have happened outside the city.

March 2: Officers responded to a commercial alarm at Shawmar Oil; everything was found to be OK. Officers responded to a vehicle in the ditch on U.S. 56 and Cedar St., the vehicle was not damaged; police provided traffic control for the tow truck.

March 3: Police took a report of a shoplifter at Carlsons’ Grocery.

March 4: Officers performed a welfare check with Department for Children and Families, checked up on a suspicious person at Marion National Bank, took an accident report on private property, and assisted jail staff with a lockdown.

March 5: Police took a report of mistreatment of a dependent adult, responded to an overdue child, who was found OK, and took a report of a gas skip at Casey’s General Store.

March 6: Police took a report of a skunk in Central Park and disorderly conduct. Police responded to a call at Casey’s in reference to disorderly conduct, but everything was found to be OK. Police took a domestic disturbance call, checked on the welfare of a dog, and a pedestrian found to need medical condition; he was transported to St. Luke for evaluation and transferred to another hospital.

March 7: Officers responded to a call of a dog bite and issued the owner a citation for failure to register the dog.

March 8: Police took reports of domestic disturbance where Eveleo Newton of Marion was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery.

March 9: Officers assisted sheriff’s officers with removing cinderblocks from U.S. 56 and took a report of a domestic disturbance.

March 10: Police responded to a case of suspected child abuse; the child was placed in police protective custody and a welfare check was performed on children at another home. Officers took a report of a deer accident.

March 11: Police took a report of trespassing.

March 12: Officers provided security at Marion Elementary School due to a custody issue at the courthouse.


March 11: Police issued a citation for smoking where prohibited in an area where gasoline was being dispensed.

March 12: Alan Hatton of Peabody was arrested on a charge of failure to appear.

Thursday: Police assisted with an unattended death investigation of a former resident.

Friday: Officers arrested Lyle Ledford of Newton on a charge of failure to appear.

Saturday: Officers took a report of theft from a residence.

Sunday: Spencer Moffett of Peabody was arrested and charged with driving while suspended. Harold Osborne of Clay Center was arrested and charged with driving while suspended. Police took a report of aggravated burglary.

Last modified March 19, 2014