Perry Police Report Aug. 26


August 25, 2016

  • A caller said a bat was in her house. An officer responded but could not find the bat.
  • A caller said his car was vandalized overnight.
  • A caller said someone “stormed” into “her daughter’s apartment.” The caller “wanted something to be done.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said two people were yelling. Officers responded.
  • A caller asked whether an officer of the Perry Police Department could check on the welfare of a man. The caller said “she normally talks to him every day and has not made contact with him for two days.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said “there was debris all over the road four miles north of Perry between Perry and Rippey.” An officer responded and alerted the office of the Boone County Sheriff.
  • A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded but did not find the dog.
  • A caller said someone “posted things on Facebook about killing himself.” The caller said the distraught Facebook poster “said if anyone called the police, he would commit suicide by cop.” Officers responded and made contact with the distraught Facebook poster, who was “transported to Dallas County Hospital for an evaluation.”
  • A caller said “she’s been watching” her neighbor’s house “while he’s in the hospital.” The caller said she thought someone “who’s not welcome at the residence has been staying there.” An officer responded and walked through the neighbor’s house with the caller, finding “no signs of forced entry,” and “nothing appears to be missing.”
  • A caller at a local retail store reported “two small children being left unattended in a vehicle.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said she caught a dog running at large “that she believes was reported missing.” An officer responded. The owners of the missing dog said the caller’s dog “was not their dog.” The caller’s dog, a very thin, white and tan Shih Tzu with a red collar, was transported to the Perry Animal Holding Facility. The Humane Society of Perry was notified.
  • Jeremy Charles Clark, 40, 507 Third St., Perry, was arrested on a charge of domestic abuse-serious assault.
  • A caller said a bat was in his house. The caller called again before an officer arrived and said “a neighbor assisted” him in removing the bat.
  • A caller from the Dallas County Hospital asked whether officers of the Perry Police Department could assist a Dallas County deputy sheriff with a patient causing “problems.” Officers responded.

August 26, 2016

  • A caller said “she just went to let the dog out and was attacked.” The caller said “when she was standing on the back deck with her dog, three males came out from around the house and attacked her and tried to steal the dog.” The caller said the assailants “were scared off by the light coming on and her calling for others to call the cops” and “took off on foot” in an unknown direction. An officer responded.

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


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