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Police Calls: Hot water heater ablaze

| January 25, 2023 1:00 AM

The police calls section is presented for entertainment purposes only and does not reflect the nature or the volume of the calls received by local law enforcement.

Jan. 9

8:22 a.m. An accidental call to 911 was blamed on a broken phone screen. Still, there was no emergency.

12:19 p.m. A caller decided to report a suspected theft that happened a month ago on Central Avenue.

7:26 p.m. A downtown business received a box that was not intended for the business as it contained all kinds of drugs. The package was collected by law enforcement.

7:43 p.m. A customer told an employee of the store on Spokane Avenue that a female is sleeping on the ramp in the alley behind the location.

Jan. 10

11:00 a.m. The driver of a Chevy that fishtailed and got stuck in a snow bank on Park Avenue was counseled about his ongoing, poor driving behavior and recklessness.

2:52 p.m. There were four accidental calls to 911 in the last few hours.

5:14 p.m. The driver of an F-150 hit a Subaru in the parking lot of a business on Highway 93 and caused minor damage.

8:45 p.m. The Honda that was parked in some ice ruts on First Street could not get out due to other vehicles that were parked too close to it.

Jan. 11

8:43 a.m. On Ashar Avenue, someone locked their keys inside a Ford Explorer that was running.

9:35 a.m. The person who left two paintings against a wall to dry came back the next day to find the paintings were gone.

3:42 p.m. A small, black, nylon clutch was reported lost on First Street.

3:43 p.m. A caller wanted some clarification from law enforcement regarding the gun laws.

Jan. 12

8:21 a.m. A citizen on Seventh Street thinks there need to be more officers in the area during school pick up and drop off and wanted to discuss the traffic rules.

8:46 a.m. The property manager on Skyles Avenue wants to get the vehicle that has been parked at the location for two months, towed.

8:54 a.m. Someone called to report a hit and run that occurred earlier on Columbia Avenue.

9:52 a.m. A grey Dodge was parked in a no-parking zone at City Beach.

9:53 a.m. The caller was concerned about a man sleeping in his vehicle with the engine running, for fear of carbon monoxide poisoning.

2:48 p.m. The maroon Ford has been parked at the location on Highway 93 for about two weeks and the property owner doesn’t want it towed, but would just like the owner to be contacted.

3:55 p.m. Reportedly, someone at the apartment complex on Colorado Avenue is rotating the handicap sign so they can park in the spot.

5:21 p.m. After tailgating the caller, the reckless driver nearly side swiped her when he passed on Wisconsin Avenue.

9:40 p.m. Forty minutes after one person accidentally dialed 911 while trying to turn off the phone and hitting the emergency button instead, another person accidentally butt dialed 911.

4:37 a.m. A tenant on Skyles Place said there were sparks coming out of the hot water heater, then flames. He also said they were smelling gas.

4:58 a.m. There was a report of several popping noises outside on Creek View Drive. The caller said he did not think it was gun shorts but it sounded kind of like it.

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