Police received a call about someone yelling near Smith Oil at 7:43 p.m. Aug. 26. An officer spoke with Lisa Odey at the Steel Trolley Diner and she denied yelling at anyone. Odey was told by the officer to go home for the night.
A call was received of a large fire in the area of East Washington and Cross streets at 9 p.m. Friday. Police found a small outdoor cooking fire, and the property owners were advised to keep the flames low.
Police were called to check on the well-being of a person who lives on North Market Street at 10:15 p.m. Aug. 27. An officer spoke with the person, who said he was fine and he had just been arguing with his parents.
A caller reported a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer was all over the road on Lincoln Way at 9:20 p.m. Saturday. Police caught up with the driver, 77-year-old Perry Bailey III, who was cited for driving under suspension and expired trailer plates.
A caller reported two vehicles were stopped at the intersection of Moore Street and Lincoln Way at 10:43 p.m. Aug. 27, and she suspects there may be trouble because the occupants were outside the vehicles. The suspects were yelling at each other, but everyone was calm by the time police arrived and they were told to be on their way.
A woman who lives on North Market Street reported there was a male at her door, which is located across the street from the police department, and he was soliciting sex from her and two other females at 8:46 p.m. Aug. 26. Police spoke with the man, who said he knocked on the door to ask if he could park in back and never meant to scare anyone.
Two people were reportedly inside the fence at the former county welfare department office, which is to be demolished, at 1:40 p.m. Monday, but no one was found there by the time police arrived. A door was found open and police searched the building but did not find anyone inside, and arrangements were made to lock the gate.
David Mann, Maple Street, reported he spent Monday at a friend's home and returned Tuesday to find his home had been entered, and money and a bottle of percocet were missing. There was no sign his home had been broken into, and the door was found unlocked when Mann returned home.
Amanda Wilson, East Lincoln Way, reported Tuesday that when Corey Miller arrived to retrieve his belongings he was accompanied by Missy Gentry, who started to yell. Wilson said she closed the door and Miller kicked it, breaking the chain lock.
Brian May reported almost being run off the road by someone in a white Lexus who was driving in reckless manner on state Route 154 at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
Katie Schwendeman reported her car was struck by another vehicle while it was parked at the Morning Journal between 10:45 and 11:30 p.m. Sunday, damaging her car's rear quarter panel.
Police were called to the Kendall House at 10:17 a.m. Aug. 23, where Todd Lewis was complaining the staff would not give him his medication. The resident was told by police he needed to clean out his room first and then they would give him his meds back, which he did.
Police received a barking dog complaint in the vicinity of Pendleton and North Beaver streets at 12:22 p.m. Wednesday. Police found six small dogs in a fenced-in yard and spoke to the owner, Scott Holloway, who said he was attempting to take care of the situation.
Cam Chamberline, no address listed, reported someone backed into his vehicle at the Night Court and fled.
Officers were called about a cat that had been struck. They arrived to find a garbage man placing the cat into a carrier and reported it could not walk. The Humane Society was called but could not take the cat since it has no vet on staff. Officers transported the cat to a veterinarian clinic to see if it was microchipped to find its owner, but it was not. The cat had to be euthanized due to its injuries.