April 30, 2016
- A caller said a black dog that “looks like a small bear” was running at large. An officer responded but was unable to locate the bear-like dog.
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and left a letter for an officer in which she described “suspicious people and activities.”
- A caller said two teenagers left without paying for their meal at a local restaurant. An officer responded and spoke with employees at the restaurant, who said they “know one of the kid’s parents” and are “going to take care of it.”
- A person entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. with a billfold that had been found. The black billfold with blue and gray flames and a snap for a belt-loop chain contained “a dollar bill and several realty cards” but no identification. An officer responded and logged the item into evidence.
- Matthew James Kilts, 36, 2014 Warford St. Perry, was arrested on Dallas County warrants for failure to appear on charges of second-degree harassment, third-degree criminal mischief and driving while suspended.
- An employee at a local retail store called and said a teenage girl came into the store and said “a man had attempted to lure her into his vehicle.” An officer responded and found the girl gone but the male in the vehicle still present. Advised of the complaint, the male in the vehicle said “he was simply trying to give the female a ride because she looked cold walking in the rain.” The officer then “sent him on his way.”
- Justin Skaggs, 16, 1819 Lucinda St., Perry, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Austin Skaggs, 14, 1819 Lucinda St., Perry, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
May 1, 2016
- A caller said “her child’s father kept beating on the door, but he left already because she told him she was calling the cops,” and so she would not require an officer to respond.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.