Fairfield Police Department cited Luke S. Stenger, 25, of Fairfield for improper backing Wednesday. Stenger, in a 2006 Toyota Corolla, was backing from an angled parking stall in the 100 block of North Main Street and made contact with a 1993 Nissan traveling north on Main Street. Estimated damages to each vehicle is $1,500.
10:04 a.m. U.S. Post Office reported a dog bite happened Tuesday to a mail carrier delivering mail in the 500 block of Highland Avenue when an Australian Shepherd came around the house and bit the carrier’s calf, which left two puncture marks. The carrier did not go to the emergency room. The owner said the dog is up to date on rabies shots. A report has been sent to public health.
3:15 p.m. possible hone fraud reported.
3:39 p.m. Mary Kitch was cited for improper backing. She was backing up onto street when her vehicle made contact with another vehicle driving in the street. Kitch’s vehicle has an estimated $1,000 in damages; the other vehicle, $2,000.
4:12 p.m. caller reported a hit and run on a gray Mercury Montego parked at the corner of E Street and Madison Avenue. Yellow paint and scratch marks are visible on the driver’s rear side; the driver’s side rear light is broken.
4:47 p.m. caller reported smoke blowing across road.
7:06 p.m. caller reported four kids playing in the street and throwing something at passing cars. Officer located the children in the 400 block of Grimes Avenue, spoke with them about the dangers of playing in the street and walked them home.
7:57 p.m. caller reported his van stolen. He parked his bronze, 2000 MVP in the driveway at 5:45 p.m. and took a nap. At 7:20 p.m. he noticed the van was not in the drive. The van was unlocked but no keys were in it. Approximately $700 worth of tools are in the van, which had a full tank of gas and locking gas cap. The van has some body damage near the rear.