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Police Log

Mar 19, 2013

The following information is Fairfield Police Department’s initial contacts summary received by dispatch for part of Wednesday, provided at the Jefferson County Law Enforcement Center.



3:41 p.m. Caller reported lost wallet and checkbook, either near his residence or from Wolffe Eye Clinic to Walmart. Lost identity card, credit cards, Social Security number. Advised to contact bank and Social Security Office.

5:50 p.m. Caller wants a no trespass on his neighbor because neighbor steals his vegetables, drinks and smokes in his backyard and came and stuck his foot in his door.

6:09 p.m. Caller reported a woman in a blue/purple hoody beating a dog; caller will stop and wait for officer. Caller told officer she saw the woman hit the dog on its back and grab its ears. Officer looked the dog over, and saw no signs of injury. After calming down woman with dog, officer suggested some pointers to better control her dog.

8:41 p.m. Caller said someone is banging on wall and smells pot; may be just be the child banging on wall. Caller’s daughter is being harassed by babysitter at another unit after officers had visited there and speaking to them about complaint. Officer advised residents of complaint, did not smell odor.

9:20 p.m. Caller reported possible theft; doors to apartment is open and someone was in caller’s apartment, took Kindle Fire and medications. Officer responded, caller said she believes she forgot to lock the front door to her apartment. She returned home and found she was missing a bottle of Hydrocodone pills and an ihome speaker. One other person has access to the apartment, but he has been in Ottumwa all day, according to caller. Officer attempted to speak with downstairs neighbors, but no answer.

11:20 p.m. Traffic violation: verbal warning. Registered owner of vehicle came back as not a valid license; driver was not registered owner.

11:40 p.m. Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office reported a stolen vehicle, a white 1998 Voyager, taken sometime between Feb 28 and March 5 from a farm. The vehicle has no plates and is not registered in new owner’s name yet.

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