Dispatch Desk

Thursday, December 13, 2012

December 3

9:00 a.m. -- A caller from Owen Street reported a black lab mix that had been roaming the area for awhile, following people down the street and snapping at them. She was advised to call Animal Control when it next appeared because they had been attempting to catch the beast since it was dumped in the area with another dog months ago. The other dog was captured. This one has dodged everybody so far.

11:45 a.m. -- A caller from the high school reported trouble with a female student and requested assistance. The student had gone by the time the officers arrived, so information was taken on the incident.

12:24 p.m. -- A caller from the high school said the female student had returned to the school property and was having a shouting match with the principal that was escalating into a physical altercation. The girl had taken off again by the time officers arrived but was later located walking down the highway. Statements were taken.

1:25 p.m. -- A caller from the high school reported contraband had been found. One juvenile male was arrested for possession of marijuana. The juvie was picked up by his mom.

2:36 p.m. -- A caller from a big hotel downtown wanted to speak to an officer about harassment.

2:45 p.m. -- A caller from near Dairy Hollow and Pivot Rock Road reported a blue-green car that been parked in the pull-off area for the past two days. An officer checked the vehicle.

December 4

12:19 a.m. -- A caller from a local trailer park lodged a complaint against neighbors who were playing loud music, talking loud, and drinking loud. The officer told them to take it all down a notch, which they did.

3:16 a.m. -- A false alarm was reported from a fine dining establishment on the Historic Loop.

11:35 a.m. -- An accident report was filed after a truck that had lost part of its load somewhere on US Hwy 62 and damaged another vehicle when it fell.

3:00 p.m. -- The property owner of a bar that just closed down on South Main Street requested an officer so as to report damage and missing equipment after the renters of the property moved out.

6:31 p.m. -- The reckless driver of a silver/blue Mitsubishi was reported east bound on US Hwy 62 from the county line crossing the center line on numerous occasions. Nobody ever does that! Anyway, officers could make no contact with this alleged madman in the city limits.

10:44 p.m. -- Security was called to check a back door office alarm at local beaver-themed eatery.

December 5

12:37 a.m. -- Carroll County Sheriff's office called to advise they were sending EMS to Springs Street, where an individual had shot himself in the leg. Officers responded and a report was taken. I know that guy!

1:21 p.m. -- A caller reported a red SUV "all over the road" headed from US Hwy 62 down Mill Hollow Road. The responding officer found the vehicle parked at a house on Mill Hollow, unoccupied.

2:04 p.m. -- A female caller advised that she had heard second-hand that a friend of hers was getting "beat up" by her boyfriend at their house across from the church on Elk Street and that she would be there to meet the officer in the yard. The male subject was gone on arrival. The victim then advised police it was just a verbal argument.

December 6

12:00 p.m. -- A caller asked an officer to come check out her place. Someone had knocked on her back door then disappeared. There was a strange van in the yard. No report required.

1:04 a.m. -- A caller from the hospital advised that two patients kept on smoking in the bathroom and would like them removed from the hospital. The officers responding told them to do so.

9:28 a.m. -- Animal Control received a call that a stray labrador in the Historic Loop had been coaxed into a home. The dog was picked up and transported to the Humane Society.

10:25 a.m. -- A caller complained about a dog barking on Mill Hollow Road. Animal Control responded and advised he would be contacting the owner to issue citations and make recommendations due to multiple complaints. Thank you Animal Control!

2:09 p.m. -- A routine traffic stop resulted in the arrest of an individual for an outstanding warrant for failure to pay child support out of Pulaski Co. He was transported to Carroll County jail for holding. Have fun with that!

6:46 p.m. -- A false alarm was reported going off at a local bank. Employees were on site however so all was well.

December 7

1:27 a.m. -- The watchman for a local hotel called to say there was a man walking around in his underwear and going into empty rooms. He advised they had had problems with him in the past. The responding officer contacted the hotel owner and found the individual was allowed to stay there. The officer spoke to him and he went back to his room for the night.

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