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Police Blotter

Jan. 13, 2:18 p.m.

Police received a call about six large rams in somebody’s front yard.

Jan. 13, 6:26 p.m.

A woman told police she heard a gunshot but found out there were people throwing homemade explosives. The woman told police they were made out of dry ice.

Jan. 14, 1:57 p.m.

Police said they found a bunny rabbit.

Jan. 14, 10:39 p.m.

Police said the driver of a car sitting on the side of the road had stopped to eat a sandwich.

Jan. 15, 7:52 a.m.

A man was jumping in and out of traffic while talking to himself, police said.

Jan. 15, 2:01 p.m.

Two pit bulls were fighting outside, police said.

Jan. 16, 10:09 a.m.

A woman called police and said people were in her mother’s backyard. She thought they were on drugs, according to police.

Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m.

Police received a call about a man who smelled like urine. The caller said the man was sitting in a lobby.

Jan. 17, 9:38 a.m.

A man told police someone broke a window at his house. The man, armed with a golf club, said the suspect tried to crawl through the window.

Jan. 17, 2:29 p.m.

Police received a call about broken lampposts. The caller told police there was a trail of blood near the lampposts that led to Oasis Park.

Jan. 17, 4:12 p.m.

Police said a caller detained someone who tried to steal a bike.

Jan. 17, 9:33 p.m.

A man went into a store and tried to pay with a check, but became irate after the clerk told him he could not take a check, police said. The man then kicked the glass panels out of the door and left, the caller said.

Jan. 18, 7:55 p.m.

Police said a person wrapped in a white blanket was yelling and throwing things at cars near the Rebel gas station.

Jan. 19, 2:01 p.m.

Police received a call about someone who found some old bones wrapped in a tarp.

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