Police Briefs: July 19-22 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Wednesday, July 17

—At approximately 1:07 a.m., an officer on patrol observed a Jeep traveling without tail lamps illuminated. The officer conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver. The driver stated she did not know about the lights because she was not the owner of the vehicle. A computer inquiry revealed her to be a fugitive from justice from the city of Marshall for failure to appear on original charge of fail to stop at stop sign. She was placed under arrest. After the booking process at MPD, she posted her bond and was released from custody.

—At approximately 3:58 a.m., an officer on patrol observed a passenger car traveling in the incorrect lane for 1 ½ blocks after passing a parked vehicle and then traveling in the center of the roadway. The officer conducted a traffic stop and made contact with two occupants. When requested, the driver stated he did not have a valid license and that it was suspended. He verbally identified himself. A computer inquiry revealed his status to be revoked through the state of Oregon. He was placed under arrest and transported to MPD. He was given summonses and an October court date.

—At approximately 12:35 p.m., an officer learned the whereabouts of a male subject with an active arrest warrant. The officer arrived at the residence and made contact with the man. A computer inquiry revealed him to be a fugitive from justice from the city of Marshall for failure to appear on original charge of driver’s financial responsibility. He was transported to MPD where the booking process was completed. He was released on bond and given a new court date.

—At 12:53 p.m., a female walked into MPD in regard to fraudulent use of a credit device that happened between July 15-17. She provided an officer with a credit card bill and stated the card was used in California and Illinois. She stated she contacted the card company, which cancelled the card and advised she would not be liable for the charges. The total amount charged was $542.16 

—At approximately 8:33 p.m., a McDonald’s employee contacted MPD in reference to receiving a fake $100 bill through the drive thru window. An officer arrived on scene and made contact with the employee, who reported that a white male attempted to pay with the bill and fled when he observed staff checking the bill. The bill was placed into evidence. Officers attempted to locate the vehicle with negative results.

Thursday, July 18

—At approximately 12:21 a.m., a man called MPD and advised that his daughter was at a Marshall residence, and she had previously been reported missing. When the officer was en route, Central Dispatch advised that the female had active warrants. It was revealed she was a fugitive from justice from the city of Marshall for failure to appear on an original charge of disobey a lawful order with $100 cash only bond, and a fugitive from justice from Saline County for failure to appear on an original charge of trespassing with $2000 cash only bond. She was transported to MPD and then to Saline County Sheriff’s department.

Friday, July 19

—At approximately 2:55 a.m., Central Dispatch called an officer via phone and inquired if two municipal warrants were active for a male subject. When confirmed, the dispatcher advised that a deputy was currently with the subject. A computer inquiry revealed the man to be a fugitive from justice from the city of Marshall for failure to appear on an original charge of Driving While Suspended and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with $200.00 cash only total bond. The man was arrested by the deputy and transported to MPD without incident.

—At 7:05 p.m., a male subject walked into the MPD lobby in regard to turning himself in on a city of Marshall warrant for original charge of property damage with a $50 cash only bond. An officer completed the booking process without incident. The man was released after posting his bond and given an August court date.

Monday, July 22

— At 1:57 a.m., a female contact Central Dispatch and advised a Quick Run employee had been passed a fake $100 bill. An officer arrived on scene, where the employee reported a female subject attempted to purchase a snack and said she only had a $100 bill. She reported the female left the store before she could check the bill, and when she did check it, a marker indicated it to be fake. The woman received change for the transaction. Another officer arrived on scene, and video footage allowed them to identify the subject. The bill was placed into evidence.

—At 3:01 a.m., a woman called Central Dispatch to report an unknown female was attempting to break into her residence on Ted Avenue. Before arriving, the officer was advised via radio that the subject and the caller’s husband were both running north behind residences. Upon arrival, the caller and then later her husband pointed the officer in the direction the woman had run. Officers checked the area with negative results and then returned to the residences to speak with the callers. The man provided officers with a backpack he pulled off the female subject, whom he believed was 14-16 years old. The bag was filled with clothing and personal hygiene items. An officer noted damage to a screen door and one of the windows. A card inside may also indicate the subject’s identity. Due to other emergency calls, the officers cleared from the scene.

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