Police & Sheriff Calls, Dec. 5-6
Drug Arrest: Police arrested a 30-year-old woman on charges of possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of bail-jumping after finding her in the passenger seat of a stolen car in Crossroads Commons at 9:23 AM.
Stolen Viola: An employee of Jim Laabs Music, 1045 Main St., reported a female renter had not returned a rented viola, valued at $500, at 11:38 AM.
Crash: Police cited a 70-year-old man for failure to yield right-of-way at 3:20 PM after a two-vehicle crash near Michigan Ave. and Ellis St. No injuries were reported.
Shoplifter: Police cited a 72-year-old woman after she was caught trying to shoplift sliced ham, instant mashed potatoes, ground coffee, hot deli chicken and Dr. Pepper from a Pinecrest Ave. grocery store at 3:46 PM. Estimated value of the goods taken total less than $50.
Harassing Texts: A 32-year-old woman reported to police she’d been receiving unwanted texts and calls from her 54-year-old estranged husband at 4:13 PM.
Not The Pole’s Fault: Deputies responded after a 44-year-old man slid from the roadway into a yard, damaging the lawn and hitting a phone pole at 11:39 AM. Minor damage was reported.
Disorderly Conduct: A 35-year-old man was arrested for fighting and disorderly conduct on the 1300 block of Second St. at 12:06 AM.
Assault: A caller reported an assault on the 2600 block of Indiana Ave. at 11:24 AM.
Assault: Police responded to an assault on the 2500 block of Water St. at 1:56 PM.
Red Means Stop: A 23-year-old was cited for violating a red traffic signal, operating after suspension and driving without insurance following a two-vehicle crash near Main St. and Michigan Ave. at 8:37 PM.
Interesting Theft: A 52-year-old man called deputies to report someone had stolen several items from his Meadow Dr. home, including items from his garbage and a .22 pistol.