June 2, 2016
- A caller said she caught a bat that was in her house “for several weeks.” She said she “wanted it tested for rabies.” An officer responded and asked whether the bat had bitten anyone in her house. The caller said she was “not sure” whether the bat had bitten anyone in her house. The officer was unable to reach anyone in the offices of the Dallas County Environmental Health Department. The officer was “unaware of having an animal tested if it has not bitten a human.” The caller was referred to the Dallas County Environmental Health Department and the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
- A caller said he was crossing Willis Avenue at First Avenue when “a vehicle had almost run him over.” An officer responded and found the pedestrian and the driver in a “heated discussion” over a “misunderstanding on who had the right of way within the intersection and crosswalk.” The officer “calmed the situation down, and both parties went their separate ways.”
- Crystal Maris Garnett, 33, 1319 Fifth St., Perry, was arrested on a charge of driving under suspension.
- Curt Hoyt, 51, 922 10th St., Perry, was arrested on a charge of fifth-degree criminal mischief.
- A caller said he was “solicited to do sexual acts” by an unknown caller. An officer responded and advised the caller “to cease contact with the unknown individual.” The officer told the caller the unknown individual might “either just be trying to bother him or is possible a wrong number.”
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.