May 19, 2016
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and said she gave a landlord $500 on May 11 as a deposit on an apartment. The woman said she later found a different unit to rent and asked for her deposit back on May 15. The woman said the landlord only returned $400. An officer responded and told the woman it was a matter for the civil courts. The woman said she would contact an attorney.
- A caller said someone on Willis Avenue was “headed east going about 10 mph on their motorized wheelchair in the street without a flag on it. She was worried they would get hurt.” An officer responded but was unable to locate the person in the motorized wheelchair.
- Samantha Lynn Weckman, 27, 5445 N.W. 89th St., Johnston, was arrested on a charge of driving while suspended.
- Michael Thomas Sloss, 44, 1726 Sixth Street, Perry, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct.
May 20, 2016
- Nathan James Flinn, 23, 1617 W. Fourth St., Perry, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine.
- Shera Dean Anderson, 22, 405 N. Locust St., Jefferson, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
- A caller said a man “was yelling at her door, and she needed him to leave.” She said she was “afraid to open the door to let him in.” An officer responded. Investigation revealed the yelling man said he was “tired of drugs and was going to beat up every dealer in town.”
- A caller said “her mother had a visitor yesterday afternoon, a male selling Beacon satellite service.” The caller said the visitor “walked into her home, took off his shoes and got comfortable.” She said the visitor took her mother’s Social Security number and credit card information. The caller said she was “concerned this might be happening to other elderly people.” An officer responded.
- A caller said a man was walking with a rifle “in a sling on his back.” The caller said the armed man “appeared to have gotten into an argument with someone driving a dark brown Ford truck.” An officer responded and found “the gun was a BB gun that looked like an assault rifle.” The owner of the gun said he was only carrying the rifle on his shoulder because he has a rabbit problem back home.” The owner of the gun said “he was having an argument with his girlfriend.” He said he “no longer wanted the BB gun” and surrendered it to the officer, who “logged it into Perry Police Department evidence.”
- A caller said she returned home and “found a car key under the mat by her front door.” An officer responded and “discussed some options.” The caller “decided she would hold on to it to see if it belongs to one of the neighbors.”
May 21, 2016
- Veronica Ann Harvey, 29, 303 Seventh St., Grand Junction, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
- A caller said he rented the large shelterhouse at Pattee Park and was “Unable to get the electricity to work.” An officer responded and found the “lights were working, but outlets were not.” A message was left with the Perry Parks and Recreation Department. The officer “found a working outlet on a utility pole.”
May 22, 2016
- Neyda Elizabeth Alfaro, 17, 1004 Dewey Ave., Perry, was issued a citation for first-offense curfew violation.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.