Fairfield Ledger

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May 21, 2014

Fairfield Police Department reports two Fairfield hotels, Super 8 and AmericInn Fairfield, each received phone scams Tuesday. Caller advised each hotel it needed to purchase a Green Dot debit card money package at Kum & Go, call back with a confirmation number within an hour, or else Alliant Energy would shut off power. Alliant is not involved.

Police log


Police stopped five cars Tuesday and issued six citations for not wearing seatbelts.

5:06 a.m. small, white, curly haired dog reported lost.

6:30 a.m. two different complaints about the same barking dog. Resident with dog given a warning.

10:08 a.m. complaint of loud noise, then power went out. Notified power company.

11:03 a.m. Hy-Vee Gas reported a gas drive-off.

11:50 a.m. two dogs inside parked car at McDonalds, window cracked a little.

1:11 p.m. report of a gas drive-off.

5:21 p.m. report of a dog loose.

6:18 p.m. Schaus Vorhies Manufacturing reported seeing someone dump trash in its business trash container. Officer contacted person, who agreed to return and get trash to avoid being charged.


2:21 a.m. caller reported a dog hit by a vehicle; officer took a husky-type dog to the veterinarian clinic.

4:05 a.m. caller reported a barking dog.

7:33 a.m. Carol Ann Moothart, 76, was driving west on Grimes Avenue, missed the yield sign at North B Street and collided with a car driven by Gary Rysdam, 52, traveling north on B Street. The impact destroyed the street sign at B Street and Grimes Avenue. Damage to vehicles was estimated at more than $1,500. Moothart was cited for failure to obey yield sign.

1:09 p.m. caller reported a theft.

5:48 p.m. caller reported a barking dog.

6:30 p.m. officer picked up a tan, male dog running loose and took to the vet clinic.

6:44 p.m. University BP reported a gas drive-off.

6:51 p.m. a child kicked a ball that broke a window in an apartment.

7:20 p.m. caller reported a big boom, possibly a transformer blown, power is out in the area.

8:33 p.m. phone harassment reported.


3:09 p.m. caller reported a theft.

4:05 p.m. complaint of loud music.


1:18 p.m. harassment reported.

3 p.m. caller reported lost eyeglasses.


10:09 a.m. caller reported vandalism to a building.

10:48 a.m. caller reported a Craig’s List scam.

12:34 p.m. Steven Pilkington Jr. was arrested, charged with failure to obey traffic control device, driving under suspension and interference with official acts.

1:30 p.m. Zachary Seidel was arrested for trespassing on real property.

2:32 p.m. caller reported his silver Trek mountain-style bike stolen.

4:13 p.m. caller reported vandalism to garage.

5:18 p.m. Jack Gibson Jr. was arrested and released on a police citation for discharging a weapon (a pellet gun) in city limits.

10:49 p.m. a burglary was reported.







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