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Jan. 27, 7:50 a.m.

A person told police a gray Dodge vehicle parked at the intersection of Avenue G and Wyoming Street appeared to have been sideswiped. The caller said the car had damage on the driver’s side and debris was in the road.

Jan, 27, 3:19 p.m.

Police received a call about a house that had been trashed. The caller told police that the TVs and dishes were all smashed and blood was all over the place.

Jan. 27, 11:54 p.m.

Someone ran into a block wall with a car, according to a caller.

Jan. 29, 2:48 a.m.

A man told police his car was missing. He said he let his friends take it but they had not returned the car. The man later told police he found the car.

Jan. 29, 10:28 a.m.

A woman told police someone appeared to have broken in through her ceiling. She said her displays were shattered.

Jan. 29, 4:53 p.m.

Police received a call about an 18-wheeler swerving all over the road.

Jan. 30, 11:44 a.m.

Police said a transformer caught fire.

Jan. 31, 4:23 p.m.

A woman told police that a man went to her mother’s house and said her security system needed an upgrade. The man, who said he was with an alarm company, left before the caller arrived about two minutes later, she said. When the caller pulled security footage from the house, she said the man had parked several houses away. The caller said the man did not have a uniform and was asking odd questions about her mother living alone.

Feb. 1, 4:17 p.m.

Police received a call about a motorcycle driver who failed to yield heading north near Railroad Pass. According to police, the driver of the motorcycle was traveling between 126 and 140 mph.

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