Perry Police Report Aug. 4


August 3, 2016

  • A caller said a door-to-door peddler came to her door and said “their Dish Network bill would increase $10 a month unless they completed an upgrade through him.” An officer responded, called the telephone number on the peddler’s business card and “told them that a permit is required and to contact their employee immediately and either have him register or cease going door to door.” The officer told the company their employee “will be cited for violation of peddler’s permit” unless he registers with the Perry City Hall.
  • A caller “reported six or seven boys on bikes who were attempting to fight one other boy.” The caller said the boys “appeared to be about 11 or 12” years old. An officer responded and learned “they are all friends.”
  • A caller said his son’s skateboard was stolen from the Perry Public Library. The caller identified two suspects. An officer responded, made contact with the suspects and recovered the stolen item. The thieves “will be coming in to get charged at a later time.”
  • A caller said she found a kitten. An officer responded and transported the animal to the Perry Animal Holding facility. The Humane Society of Perry was notified.
  • A caller said she was bitten by a dog. The caller said “the owners had shown her a paper, but she was not sure if that verified the information because they also have three other dogs.” The caller said “they told her they would put the dog down,” but the caller “did not want that to happen, especially if there was no proof of rabies.” An officer responded, photographed the caller’s wound and made contact with the dog owner. The dog owner said “the dog was current on its vaccinations and showed a paper that confirmed that.” Marlyce Jensen, 1622 Willis Ave., Perry, was issued a citation for first-offense vicious dog.
  • A caller said a child’s bicycle was stolen. An officer responded.

August 4, 2016

  • A caller said “there are several people who have been hanging around the front of the store.” An officer responded and asked the loiterers to move along.
  • A caller said someone “has been texting him and threatening him with weapons.” An officer responded and learned the caller and the texter live outside the city limits of Perry. The officer advised the caller to make contact with his local law enforcement agency.
  • A caller said “several middle school kids that just moved into the white house across the street from him have thrown eggs at his house.” Officers responded, made contact with the juveniles, and the “kids agreed to clean up the mess in the morning.”

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


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