Police calls: Concern about youth for hire

| March 31, 2020 12:20 PM

Friday, March 20

9:41 a.m. A caller was frustrated with “constant violations” at a stop sign on Wedgewood Lane.

9:59 a.m. An elderly man drove into a store on Baker Avenue. He was not injured.

2:54 p.m. A small black and white terrier was found near the post office.

7:30 p.m. Some people out on the lake were warned about thin ice.

Saturday, March 21

12:54 a.m. Someone drove their vehicle off the road and down a ravine next to the river.

2:44 p.m. A caller lost his wallet on Second Street.

Sunday, March 22

12:53 a.m. A caller was worried about drunk drivers trying to get home from Hospital Way.

1:02 a.m. A caller was worried that her recently deceased brother was already in the casket but “may still have a little bit of life in him.”

7:50 a.m. A caller was frustrated that police had confiscated her medical marijuana pipe.

12:45 p.m. A caller was apparently worried about the 12-year-old going to houses asking if they could help rake or do other yard work for extra money.

2:49 p.m. The caller was worried about a lack of social distancing from the 20 people at a downtown park.

3:52 p.m. A bus driver was worried about a man holding a sign that said “Kill Me.”

7:52 p.m. Two juveniles were caught vandalizing a Woodland Place property.

Monday, March 23

5:56 p.m. A pistol, drill, saw and keys were stolen from an Iron Horse Drive property.

8:31 p.m. Someone was driving suspiciously around Bonita Circle.

Tuesday, March 24

4:09 a.m. A caller saw a large, lumbering animal that was hopefully a bear on Baker Avenue.

8:57 a.m. A caller wanted police to check on the old man with a walker who was struggling in the snow.

11:02 a.m. A suspicious-looking plastic device was found on an O’Brien Avenue house’s front step.

5:31 p.m. A man had reportedly been stealing from mailboxes on Wisconsin Avenue and Reservoir Road.

Thursday, March 26

2:36 p.m. The two suspicious people hanging out next to a Highway 93 building were actually getting out of the wind while they changed their baby’s diaper.

6:50 p.m. A man wanted to know where he was allowed to shoot his guns.