August 23, 2016
- A caller from the Dallas County Hospital asked whether an officer of the Perry Police Department could “respond to the emergency room to assist with a mental patient.” Officers responded and stood by until the arrival of a Dallas County deputy sheriff.
- An officer impounded a vehicle driven by someone with an expired driver’s license, an expired registration and no proof of insurance.
- A caller said a bat was in her house. An officer responded and removed the bat.
- A caller said a burglar alarm was sounding. Officers responded and found the caller’s mother, who said she “believed the dog inside the residence had set the alarm off.”
- A caller said a dog was running at large. He said the owners of the dog were issued a citation last week for violating the dog-at-large ordinance. An officer responded and “tied the dog back up to the chain in the front yard” after confirming the dog “had food and water.” The officer tried to make contact with the owners of the dog, but no one was home.
- A caller from a local automobile dealership said a vehicle was missing. He said he “believed that keys had accidentally been left” in the vehicle. Officers responded, and “a report was taken.”
- A caller said the “Hotel Pattee bathroom was vandalized by three” juvenile males. Officers responded and located the juveniles, who were “taken back to the Hotel Pattee. There were no actual damages but a mess was created. The children were instructed to clean the mess.” The officers told the juveniles “they were not allowed back at the hotel without a parent present.”
- A caller said she was encouraging a group of children “to move out of the street when a white truck that was really loud and black on the bottom sped up, and it seemed like it was trying to hit the kids.” The caller said “she yelled at them to slow down, and they flipped her off.” An officer responded but did not find the loud, white truck.
- A caller reported “a guy on a motorcycle that was following him and stating that he was going to beat him up.” The caller said “he was headed home and had his child with him.” Officers responded and learned the caller and motorcyclist were known to one another and also to a third party, who was female.
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. with a dog she found running at large. The Humane Society of Perry was notified, and the dog’s owner retrieved the dog.
- A caller said her vehicle was involved in a hit-and-run accident. An officer responded.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.