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Jul 22, 2014

Police log

A caller reported Sunday night he saw a chocolate lab run by Hy-Vee Food and Drug Store. The caller stopped to check on the dog, which jumped in his vehicle. He took the dog to Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation, but it wouldn’t get out. An employee from Noah’s Ark was called to take the dog out of the vehicle.

A caller reported Sunday night that someone tried to get into his back screen door, but was gone by the time he got to the door.

A caller reported Saturday he saw one male hit another male and possibly run over him. Police were unable to locate either the victim or the suspect.

A caller reported Saturday morning that a man broke into the caller’s house and said evil spirits were present. Police spoke to the man the next day, and he admitted he had too much to drink the night before.

A caller reported slashed tires Saturday.

July 14, a caller wanted to know if fruit trees in the parking are free for the taking or private property. The caller reported a lady will not let anyone take fruit from her tree in the parking and has posted signs with foul language about not taking fruit.

July 13, a caller reported driving his vehicle when a child on a bicycle jumped into his vehicle, causing scratches. The child ran into his uncle’s house afterward. The caller elected to settle the matter privately with the child’s family.

July 13, the Fairfield Police Department arrested Robert Iverson at Argiro Student Center on the Maharishi University of Management campus. Iverson was arrested for trespassing after the university had sent him a letter in 2013 banning him from the campus.

July 13, a caller reported her neighbor had taken one of her cats, and that this was an ongoing problem. The caller believes the neighbor takes her cats when she is not home and dumps them in the countryside. The caller thought the same thing happened that night, but the cat returned while she was on the phone with law enforcement.

A caller reported he is considering taking legal action against a store in Fairfield because the staff ask to search his cart every time he leaves and he tells them “no.”



An unidentified white male pulled into the Walmart parking lot and sat for approximately five minutes before driving into a light pole, seriously damaging the front driver’s side of the vehicle. A witness said the driver, who was wearing a backpack, left the area. The vehicle was subsequently towed at the request of Walmart management.

A Panasonic car stereo and a mountain bike were stolen Sunday night. The thief broke into a Hyundai Tiburon, which was parked outside the owner’s home. The dash was ripped open, and the stereo was stolen. The burglar tried to hot-wire the vehicle, however, was unsuccessful. The mountain bike was stolen from the front of the home.

Dogs were found locked in a brown van with the words “dog maven” written on its side. The windows were cracked, but a witness said the dogs were panting. The owner called back and said she took care of the problem.

A 1996 Oldsmobile was broken into Sunday night and approximately $30 in coins was stolen. The owner believes his son might be responsible.

The crows nest at the baseball field was open with the lights on. The officer on the scene made contact with the subject and checked the subject’s license plate.


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