Police briefs

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Tuesday, Dec. 26:

12:32 p.m. — A male walked into the Marshall Police Department in regard to the license plate to his trailer being stolen. He told officers his trailer was parked in his driveway on Monday, Dec. 25, at approximately 8 a.m. and he observed the license plate to still be on the trailer. When he went out the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 26, at approximately noon, the plate was missing. He stated he contacted the license bureau and was told to report the incident to the police department. Officers conducted an area canvass without obtaining any further information. The license tag was entered into the computer as stolen.

12:06 p.m. — A female walked into the Marshall Police Department to report identify theft and fraud. She told officers she received a notice from a collection agency regarding a debt to Sprint on an account opened in her name in which she owed $4,147.40. She stated she contacted the collection agency and they told her that the account was opened with an address in North Carolina with her social security number and birthdate. She recognized the phone number to be her old cell number, but that account had been closed in September or October of 2015 by the son of her deceased fiance. They advised her to file a police report for fraud and that she would be mailed a fraud packet to fill out. An investigation continues.

7:44 p.m. — The Marshall Police Department received information from E911 in regard to a male subject with a city of Marshall warrant, who was in the custody of a Slater police officer. A computer inquiry revealed he had an active warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of operator’s financial responsibility. A Slater police officer transported the male to the MPD where the booking process was completed. The male’s bond was later posted and he was released.

Friday, Dec. 29:

2:23 p.m. — Officers, while sitting stationary in a driveway entrance located on Morrow Street between English Avenue and Dexter Avenue, observed a vehicle to appear to be traveling faster than the posted speed limit of 25 miles per hour. Officers utilized their radar unit and observed the vehicle’s speed to be 38 miles per hour. Officers conducted a traffic stop and made contact with a male driver and sole occupant of the vehicle. He was unable to provide proof of insurance. A computer inquiry revealed he had a suspended Missouri operator’s license for child support enforcement with a date of July 29, 2016, with no eligible reinstatement date being issued. Officers placed him under arrest and transported him to the Marshall Police Department. The male was issued three summonses for driving while suspended, exceeding the posted speed limit and for operator’s financial responsibility, and given a court date of Feb. 15. He was later released.

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