Police blotter

May 24, 4:51 a.m.

Officers received multiple calls about a semi truck, hauling watermelons, that had overturned and required multiple responding departments to block off traffic and get the vehicle back on its wheels; the driver admitted the inappropriate speed may have been a factor.

May 24, 11:17 a.m.

Hazmat response from Southwest Gas was required when a construction teams hit a gas line.

May 25, 1:22 p.m.

A caller reported that she was handling her brother’s estate after he passed away and that she had left his truck to be repossessed by the bank, but the bank found the car missing; upon further investigation officers found the vehicle had been moved by the proprietor of the business where it was parked.

May 25, 3:16 p.m.

Officer were asked to come deal with three men who were sitting outside a bar downtown cat calling at women that walked by; the men were told to cease bothering people or leave.

May 26, 4:14 p.m.

A caller reported following a driver that he suspected was impaired, as one of their wheels had lost its tire; the caller offered to stay and watch the suspect, but upon arrival officers found him to be sober and waiting for a friend to arrive with a spare.

May 26, 9:22 p.m.

Multiple departments responded to a tractor trailer that was on fire in the roadway and were able to put the fire out before it reached the fuel tank.

May 27, 10:24 a.m.

A caller reported that her husband’s phone had been taken a week earlier by another man, though he had assured them he would return it; she was reporting it now because he did not keep his word.

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