Perry Police Report March 17


March 15, 2017

  • A caller said he was working at an apartment when a dog “lunged at him and bit his knee.” The caller said “the skin did not break, but there was a mark left.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said “he received tickets from Tennessee even though he has never been to that state.” An officer responded and “advised him to contact the court listed on the document.”
  • A caller said someone was “threatening to throw out her property and being verbally abusive.” Officers responded.
  • A caller said someone “he has had problems with in the past was in his home without authorization.” The caller said the person “keeps making unsolicited advances toward his wife.” The caller said “his wife didn’t see a problem with the guy stopping by,” but the caller “didn’t want this guy to come to the house.” An officer responded and “advised that they can have whoever they want come to their home, but it would be best if they were in agreement.”

March 16, 2017

  • A 16-year-old female from Perry was arrested on a charge of minor in possession of alcohol. She was also issued a citation for first-offense curfew violation.
  • A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded but did not find the dog.
  • A caller said “kids that were running around the parking lot” at a local apartment complex were “responsible for pulling the fire alarm.” The caller said “there is no actual fire.”
  • A caller said “there were kids that had pellet or BB guns, and they were shooting them.” An officer responded, and “the toy guns were taken away from the children.”
  • A caller said “some kids” were “trying to start a fire by the Hotel Pattee and the Town Craft Center.” Officers responded and found “no fire or kids in the area.”

March 17, 2017

  • John David Redig, 32, 1725 Otley Ave., Perry, was arrested on a charge of domestic abuse assault-injury or mental illness.
  • A caller “said he saw a large cougar or cat-like animal half-a-mile north of Crossroads Church.” The Dallas County Sheriff’s office was alerted.

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


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