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Police Blotter

Sept. 5, 2:56 p.m.

Officers received a report from the National Park Service that a gray Ford Focus was traveling at more than 100 miles per hour and throwing things at other cars. Within five minutes, officers responded and were out with the vehicle.

Sept. 6. 6:28 a.m.

A caller reported that there were four or five decapitated rabbits in a parking lot with a knife and several gift wrapping bows next to them.

Sept. 6, 9:17 a.m.

Officers warned a man that he was not allowed to tie a rope across the roadway or direct traffic in the roadway. The man said that he had paid for the public roadway to be repaved and that he was overcharged by 28 percent. He then removed the items and left the scene.

Sept. 6, 2:08 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a white man passed out behind a store. He had been in and out of the store all day purchasing alcohol.

Sept. 6, 2:58 p.m.

Officers received a report that 13-year-old girl, who was a student at Garrett Junior High School, had been given a brownie with marijuana in it at school by another student. Upon contacting the school, the officers were told that the brownies were “negative for marijuana.” They were handed out during lunch by the school, and the school officials said that they would deal with the rumor.

Sept. 6, 5:46 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an elderly white woman at the rear of a school with blood on her hands. Upon arrival, she refused any assistance and asked the police to get her marijuana and cigarettes.

Sept. 6, 8:25 p.m.

A caller reported two elderly women were attempting to wave down passing cars, saying they were in some kind of trouble. Upon investigation, officers found both women and one had blood all over her. Both were given a courtesy ride to a safe place.

Sept. 7, 10:21 a.m.

Officers responded to a burglary call. A man had recently invited two prostitutes to his residence. When they left, he noticed there was $1,000 cash, five pieces of silver, and 15 fentanyl patches missing.

Sept. 8, 12:19 a.m.

A caller reported that a motorcycle had crashed in a single-vehicle accident and the driver was bleeding from his mouth. The driver was conscious and breathing. Officers closed the northbound lanes and one southbound land in front of Jack in the Box to clean up the accident. Upon investigation, driver was found to have been traveling north in the southbound lane and was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Sept. 8, 11:59 a.m.

Officers received a report of white man inside a store with a shopping cart who took off his clothes and was throwing items all around the store. He then put his clothes back on and kept the shopping cart. Upon arrival, officers found the subject sitting on the curb, smoking a cigarette. A worker stated that the man had dropped his shorts earlier, and there was nothing underneath.

Sept. 9, 9:29 a.m.

An officer warned a woman driver about the need to stop at a stop sign and not after it in the crosswalk. She was also warned about having current insurance information in the car at all times. The officer told her she was free to go, but she told him that she believed he would “pull a fast one” on her and pull her over again to give her a ticket. The driver then stated that she thought the officer was being nice. The officer said she was told she wasn’t get a ticket, which he “thought was pretty nice.”

Sept. 9, 1:46 p.m.

A caller reported that a blue two-door car near the airport was shooting some type of weapon. He wanted to meet an officer on the roadway, so he could point it out.

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