Jefferson Police Report August 14


August 13, 2019

  • Teresa Gaver called in a theft from her apartment at 1000 W. Adams St. An officer knew Gaver is currently hospitalized and not in Jefferson. No theft occurred.
  • A caller reported two kids at Washington Park who were banging on the restroom door with a rock. An officer did not locate anyone in the area.
  • The Greene County Medical Center emergency room reported a cat bite. An officer learned a young boy was roughhousing with the family’s 14-year-old cat, and the cat nipped the boy near the ear. The cat will be quarantined at the residence for 10 days. No animal ordinances were violated because the cat was reacting to rough treatment from the youngster.
  • John Ades reported a careless Driver on 220th Street traveling westward toward Jefferson. An officer did not locate the reported vehicle.
  • Tracy Anderson requested an officer contact his ex-girlfriend and advise her she is no longer welcome at his residence of 606 W. Washington St. The officer contacted the female and expressed Anderson’s wishes to her.
  • A traffic stop at 220th and Elm streets resulted in Sharletha Wiggins of Colfax being issued a citation for driving while suspended.
  • Callers reported hearing an explosion near the 600 block of N. Chestnut Street. An officer searched the area and learned the explosion came from 104 E. Clark St., where a large firework had been set off on a window air conditioner at the residence. The residents advised the officer they have been having problems with a male and provided the officer with the name of a male. The officer is investigating the event.

*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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