Residents exchange expletives over AstroTurf | Police Blotter

Police blotter for April 27-May 3.

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:32am
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April 27

Prowl: At 11:03 a.m. at 456th Place Southeast, an unsecured car was broken into and items stolen.

Noise complaint: At 10:23 p.m. at Wilde Avenue Southeast, there was loud bass and drums coming from the area. It turned out to be a teenager band practice in a garage. Police spoke with the mom and they stopped practicing for the night.

April 28

Welfare check: At 3:01 p.m. at Southeast North Bend Way, an elderly man was spotted walking on the side of the roadway. The caller thought the person needed to be checked on. The female told authorities she was using her new walker to get a snack and enjoy the nice day. She said she’d call if she needs any assistance.

April 29

Solicitors: 6:34 p.m. at Bybee Court Southeast, solicitors were going door to door knocking. They were told to stop going door to door until they get the appropriate business license to be out selling a product. They said their manager had one but they did not. The subjects left the area on request.

April 30

Alcohol-related offense: At 12:04 p.m. in the 8200 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, someone reported construction and landscape crew working at the high school would come to the 76 gas station in a golf cart to buy beer. Then they’d return to work at the high school.

Disturbance: At 2:10 p.m. at Southeast Northern Street, a male and female were in a verbal altercation. A neighbor, mowing their lawn, could hear them yelling inside and banging. According to the neighbor the parties were separated.

May 1

Hit-and-run accident: At 9:23 p.m. at Southeast Ridge Street and Warren Avenue Southeast, an unknown suspect collided into the reporting person’s car and fled the scene. There were no injuries reported. The vehicle was operational and damage minimal.

May 3

Area check: At 12:06 a.m. in the 100 block of 4th Street, officers checked the library grounds after reports of people sleeping there. There were items outside the library but no people.

AstroTurf dilemma: At 11:06 a.m. at Southeast Jacobia Street, there was a medium-sized dog off leash at the Jeanne Hansen Community Park. The dog owner and dog were running on the AstroTurf. The caller told the subject not to be on the AstroTurf and the subject responded with expletives and told the caller to mind his own business.

Disturbance: At 10:38 p.m. in the 35000 block of Southeast Ridge Street, a male approached kids at the skate park, grabbed their skateboards and yelled at them over skating too loudly. The skaters were told the park is closed and noise ordinance in effect. There was no crime. All parties went home.

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