March 14, 2016
- A caller said someone broke into his garage and stole five gallons of gasoline in a red tank. An investigation was begun.
- An employee of Xist, a day habilitation and supported community living (SCL) company that serves individuals with intellectual disabilities and chronic mental illness, called and said a man was “released from their services” but “keeps hanging around, staying and sleeping on their property.” An officer responded and served a no-trespass order to the man, who was “homeless with no place to go.” The officer “brought him to the police department to try and get him some help.” Contact was made with his case worker, but “no services were found at this time.” The man said “he was going to try to stay with a friend until he was able to find somewhere to live.”
- A landlord entered the offices of the Perry Police Department and said a tenant “reported to him that when she comes home at night,” a person “hangs out by the garage and watches her enter the house.” The tenant “requested that he put up an outside light.” An officer responded and told the landlord to tell the tenant to “call when this occurs.”
- A caller said about six children were “lighting things on fire.” An officer responded, “spoke to the boys about the danger of lighting stuff on fire” and “advised the boys to go straight home.”
March 15, 2016
- Two males on bicycles in the 1500 block of Rawson Street “fled upon seeing” an officer. One male was caught, interviewed and “released with no charges.”
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.