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May 5, 6:30 a.m.

Police received a call about people who caused damage to a resident’s roof.

May 5, 6:51 a.m.

Police received a call about graffiti at the Girl Scout building at Broadbent Park.

May 5, 11:07 p.m.

A man told police he hit another man with his pickup truck near Georgia Avenue and Turnberry Court.

May 6, 9:46 a.m.

A man told police he lost his hearing aid, which was valued at $1,500.

May 7, 2:02 p.m.

A man told police he wanted to cut a tree that leaned over his property, but his neighbor was not allowing it to happen.

May 7, 9:44 p.m.

A caller told police about a fight that broke out at a local bar.

May 8, 12:36 p.m.

A man told police that when he told two men to stop urinating on a building, they got into their truck and ran over his foot.

May 8, 6:47 p.m.

Police received a call about eight ducks that were stuck in a resident’s backyard.

May 9, 11:46 a.m.

Police received a call about a loose dog that looked like Toto from “The Wizard of Oz.”

May 10, 4:09 p.m.

A call came in about a 3-foot snake in a resident’s backyard, police said.

May 11, 12:55 p.m.

A woman told police a former tenant texted her that someone tried to break into her house to steal her cable box.

May 11, 3:18 p.m.

Police apprehended a young, unlicensed driver who was driving 40 mph in a 15 mph zone.

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