Dispatch Desk

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

May 29

7:30 a.m. -- Alarm company reported an alarm going off at a business, and responding officer learned that a delivery person had set it off.

7:38 a.m. -- An apartment resident discovered illegal dumping on the apartment premises. Officer took a report.

10:54 a.m. -- There was a non-injury vehicle accident near downtown.

11:54 a.m. -- A motorcyclist had an accident, but while officer was responding ESPD got a report that the cyclist had gotten back on the bike and driven away. Officer checked the scene for damage but found none.

12:48 p.m. -- Concerned observer noticed a dog locked in a vehicle with no windows cracked. Officer saw that the dog was okay at the time but located the owner who lowered the windows.

2 p.m. -- An individual wanted on a warrant turned himself in to ESPD.

6:29 p.m. -- Burglary alarm sounded at a business. The owner and an officer responded, searched the building and everything looked okay. Someone had left a door open.

May 30

3:25 a.m. -- Resident reported that a dog in a harness had killed one of her cats. Officer captured the dog.

5:31 a.m. -- An alarm went off at a different business, and responding officer checked the building and found everything was secure.

7:19 a.m. -- Officer on patrol noticed a vehicle parked suspiciously near a closed business. He waited in the parking lot and eventually a male exited the building and ran into the woods when he saw the officer. Two other officers assisted, and discovered a woman and five-month old infant in the building, along with trash cans full of copper wire. Female was arrested and the infant was released to Department of Human Services.

12:16 p.m. -- Observer told ESPD about two individuals creating a disturbance in a parking lot. Officers arrived to learn it was a father trying to discipline his teenage son. The altercation was verbal only and no report was necessary.

2:37 p.m. -- Two individuals following GPS directions got their RV stuck at an intersection near downtown. Officer assisted them in finding their way out of the predicament.

11:43 p.m. -- Two individuals engaged in an altercation downtown and both were arrested for domestic battery.

May 31

9:09 a.m. -- A gentleman reported to ESPD he had left his wife at a bar and she had not made it back to their motel room. Officer advised him to give it another couple of hours. Officer then talked to the employees of the bar to get information, and the wife eventually showed up at the motel.

11:40 a.m. -- Motel employee reported the couple police had been involved with earlier were now fighting. Officer responded, the couple left the motel property and went their separate ways.

2:32 p.m. -- Observer reported a vehicle on U.S. 62 crossing the center line several times. Officers did not see a vehicle matching the description.

11 a.m. -- Employee at a gas station told ESPD about a couple who appeared to be very intoxicated. They were on their way out of town, but an officer pulled them over and waited for sheriff's deputies to take over. Deputies arrested both individuals.

June 1

7:01 a.m. -- A car was passing other vehicles across double yellow lines and in blind curves on its way into town from the north. Officers watched for but did not encounter the vehicle.

11:19 a.m. -- A citizen found a lost or stolen wallet and reported it.

11:47 a.m. -- Sheriff's office alerted ESPD to a motorcycle accident on U.S. 62 toward the west end of town. A motorcycle was reportedly in a ditch and other cyclists were at the scene. Officer responded but no one was there anymore.

2:30 p.m. -- Resident told Animal Control that certain dogs howl in the middle of the night in her neighborhood and she was concerned for their welfare. Animal Control Officer told her to call when they are howling so someone could locate them and get more information.

10:54 p.m. -- A motorist hit a deer and filed a report.

11:10 p.m. -- Guest at a motel locked his keys in his vehicle. Officer provided the number of a locksmith.

June 2

8:07 a.m. -- Customer in a restaurant was allegedly yelling at employees and being rude to other customers. He was gone by the time an officer arrived.

12:31 p.m. -- Someone found a cell phone and turned it in.

2:33 p.m. -- Motorcyclists downtown were reportedly being very loud. Officer discussed this with them.

3:03 p.m. -- A resident told ESPD a dog had just walked into his house. He was keeping it in his backyard. Officer took the dog to the pound.

10:17 p.m. -- An individual claimed he went to his house after work and was kicked out by his girlfriend. He went back to get his shoes and he said she threatened him with a gun. The individual asked for officer assistance in getting his shoes. Officer responded and got the shoes and also learned that the individual had not been threatened with a gun but with a can of hair spray.

11:12 p.m. -- An intoxicated customer refused to leave an establishment downtown until the police showed up.

11:37 p.m. -- A nearby establishment also had a customer who refused to leave after being asked several times. While the owner was on the phone with ESPD, the customer did leave the building, and an officer drove through the parking lot to make sure he had left the property.

11:57 p.m. -- The individual returned to the parking lot of the establishment and had tried to reenter the building several times but other customers had prevented his entry. After speaking with an officer, he walked back to his hotel. He was told not to return.

June 3

2:06 a.m. -- ESPD got a call from a number that came back as a local bar, and the person on the line was saying "Help me, help me!" several times. Officers responded and searched the building but found no one.

2:25 a.m. -- A female reported she and two friends were accosted by another female as they walked back toward their tourist lodging. During the altercation, a male showed up and pushed one of her friends down, possibly breaking her wrist. She requested an assault report and took her friend to the hospital.

2:34 a.m. -- Guest at a motel reported seeing smoke coming from a nearby bar. Responding officer did not see or smell any smoke.

3:04 a.m. -- ESH called in a report of a large friendly dog roaming around their parking lot. Responding officers could not find the wandering animal.

12:35 p.m. -- Someone in a Jeep was allegedly speeding up and down in a neighborhood and yelling profanities. Officer searched for but did not find the individual.

2:56 p.m. -- Passerby reported a possible motorcycle accident west of town on U.S. 62. Officers checked it out and filed a report.

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